Senate: No state money to build new MLS stadium

April 20, 2015 9:37 PM

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Senate lawmakers left no room for debate on Monday: There should be no state money for a new professional soccer stadium.

As the ownership group behind a new Major League Soccer franchise makes rounds at the Legislature, Minnesota's Senate overwhelmingly voted 61-4 to ban any state funds from being used to build a new Major League Soccer stadium. The ban, added to a budget bill that funds state agencies, also bars the ...

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