Minnesota Lawmakers Consider Ventura's $330M Ballpark Plan

Shields, Yvette
March 2002
Bond Buyer;3/26/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31352, p36
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Reports the legislation of the baseball stadium plan proposed by Governor Jesse Ventura in Minnesota. Amount of the stadium funding package; Optimism of House members for an approval of the plan; Effect of an amendment in the proposal on the location of the stadium.


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