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Another day another rounded up and down drama dealing with the vikings stadium Republicans today pushing ahead with their new stadium plan which they now say.
Would include a roof.
But this morning governor Dayton letting loose on Republicans saying that they -- this last minute plan without consulting him or any democratically.
It's extremely extremely disappointing really appalling does not serious desist.
Political gamesmanship -- it's -- absurd and has to assassinate I can you know of any credibility -- more to them.
Further sincerity of their effort.
The governor this morning calling the new plan hair brain and -- disaster.
He was furious the plan now wipes out the deal -- been working on for eight months without even voting on.
And the plan that of course had been approved by the vikings you know now and the city of Minneapolis.
And that this new plan he says Republicans were not honest with him about it at all.
The GOP now wants to attach the vikings stadium to the state construction bonding bill instead of using electronic pull tab funding for the state chair of the project.
-- this afternoon both sides did meet to discuss the plan which Democrats they still lacks a tremendous amount of detail but.
Republicans say the approach has the most support from their -- We -- looking at moving forward in a productive manner we're trying to find a solution.
That the legislature can agree to that the governor and sign my store chain it said before -- -- But from this point forward you know we got thousands of jobs in the future the vikings state.
America my personal feelings for help other people conduct themselves get in the way of trying to get a resolution is going to be beneficial -- them so.
That -- group which is different from yesterday.
And that the cost of the state would be about 25 to 30% of the project which could be in the range of 275.
To 300 million dollars that is -- down.
From the previous projection of 398.
Million dollars speaking this afternoon with some Republicans who was strongly opposed to the previous plan that would have expanded gambling.
They say this new idea certainly needs a whole lot more detail but that it is workable and they could see it having a path forward.
That would also require the support of the vikings the city of Minneapolis and three fifths of the legislature.
In a very short time.
At the capital Jeff Goldberg fox nine news.
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