One of the two state senators representing Fridley is in the Vikings-stadium hot seat Wednesday morning, and she is asking for last-minute opinions.
Barb Goodwin (DFL-50) is a member of the Senate Finance committee that will hear the stadium bill (S.F. 2391—here's a summary) Wednesday at 9 a.m. The hearing appears to be the bill's last stop before a vote by the full Senate—if it passes the committee.
Goodwin emailed an appeal for input on the issue Tuesday, after the stadium bill on a .
Here is the email, as posted at e-democracy's Mpls-Issues Discussion List:
From: "Sen.Barb Goodwin" <email obscured>
Date: April 24, 2012 5:14:00 PM CDT
Subject: Vikings Stadium
The Vikings Stadium bill will be up in the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday morning and most likely on the senate floor Wed. or Thurs.
I want to get a recent read on who supports it and who doesn't and why.
Please take a moment to let me know your opinion. Also, I'd like to know why you support or oppose.
Barb Goodwin, State Senator
Goodwin's Senate webpage offers an email form for contacting her, as well as listing her office phone: 651-296-4334.