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Well that sure is an interesting twist

Posted at 8:52 AM on May 3, 2006 by Ben Tesch (2 Comments)

Yesterday the stadium bill gets sent to the Senate Rules Committee, and comes back a completely different beast altogether. Now the tax is metro-wide (and we all know Pawlenty's feelings on taxes), there are transportation projects included, and there are now two stadiums involved — and both have retractable roofs. Wha?

Mike Mulcahy has more on the issue, and Nikki Tundel talked with PiPress reporter Aron Kahn about the state of the stadium and the history of the Twins' fight for a new home.


Comments (2)

god they sure know how to kill a baseball stadium. if they put a roof on it i'm moving

Posted by ryan | May 3, 2006 9:51 AM


Maybe some political person can enlighten me, but why does a Senate committee get to dictate what kind of a roof a stadium has on it? I realize the quick answer is money, but it just doesn't make sense. Imagine you're an condo developer: if you had prospective tenants that were saying "I'd move there if you put in big skylights", wouldn't you do it?

Posted by Ben Tesch | May 3, 2006 12:33 PM


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