Posts Tagged ‘gov. mark dayton’

Mar
2012
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Majority of Minneapolis City Council Approves Portion of Bill to Pay for New Vikings Stadium

Majority of Minneapolis City Council Approves Portion of Bill to Pay for New Vikings Stadium
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has announced that he has the support of a majority of the Minneapolis City council to go forward with approval of their portion of a larger bill that would have the city, state, and Minnesota Vikings franchise collectively pay for a new football stadium. The state legislature has been waiting to ...
Mar
2012
4

Minnesota Super-Gov., Mark Dayton, to Lead Rally for New Stadium, Union Jobs on Tuesday

Minnesota Super-Gov., Mark Dayton, to Lead Rally for New Stadium, Union Jobs on Tuesday
Continuing in his role as most active, awesome Governor in the U.S., Minnesota’s Mark Dayton will lead a rally on Tuesday in support of a job-creating football stadium: Minneapolis City Council members will soon be contacted by up to 30,000 job-hungry labor union members, all eager for the construction work a new Minnesota Vikings stadium ...
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Feb
2012
17

VIDEO: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Calls Out ALEC By Name

VIDEO: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Calls Out ALEC By Name
Minnesota’s Governor, Mark Dayton, is doing a really good job. As we have reported in the past months, he is trying to stimulate the state’s economy via expanded infrastructure and local hire and he has vowed to fight the newly radicalized Minnesota GOP by reaching across the aisle for bipartisan support. But what is going ...
Feb
2012
8

Building Trades, UNITE HERE Sign Jobs Agreements With the Vikings for a New Stadium

Building Trades, UNITE HERE Sign Jobs Agreements With the Vikings for a New Stadium
On Monday, labor leaders, community partners and top officials representing the governments of Minnesota and Minneapolis announced as their top priority the construction of a new Vikings Stadium to help bring jobs to the area. Early estimates state that a new Vikings stadium could bring 13,000 construction-related jobs and $300 million in payroll...