CHICAGO — With time running out on the current legislative session, a group of Minnesota lawmakers yesterday unveiled a proposal for a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings that relies on public funding supported by a series of new taxes to cover about two-thirds of the nearly $800 million price tag.

The plan received a cold reception from Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who opposes any tax increases to fund the stadium. The governor’s office released a statement that said: “We remain opposed to any stadium plan that includes tax increases, including the hotel tax, jersey tax, and rental car tax in one of the plans unveiled today … The governor continues to believe the team needs a local partner to be successful in their effort.”

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