Mike Kaszuba

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-222-1672
Mike Kaszuba has been a reporter at the Star Tribune for 29 years, and has covered a wide range of government agencies including the city of Minneapolis, Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota.

Recent content from Mike Kaszuba

House panel vote leaves Vikings stadium plan in peril

The proposed public subsidy package for a new Vikings stadium was decisively rejected by a House panel, leaving the team and stadium supporters visibly stunned.

Updated: April 17, 2012, - 11:59 AM

Vikings stadium faces next high hurdle in House tonight

The Vikings' proposal for a new publicly funded stadium will potentially face its toughest test yet when it goes before a third House panel on Monday evening.

Updated: April 16, 2012, - 07:00 AM

New Vikings stadium plan has a safety net

Hennepin County and the Vikings would be asked to cover funds not gained from charitable gambling.

Updated: April 02, 2012, - 08:58 AM

Backups -- Vikings, county -- pondered for stadium funding

A key legislator said the Vikings and Hennepin County may be tapped to back up charitable gambling money aimed at a stadium.

Updated: March 31, 2012, - 01:14 AM

Stadium impasse vexes Dayton

He's "mystified" as to why the charitable gambling industry opposes plan to allow electronic pulltabs.

Updated: March 29, 2012, - 11:04 PM

E-mails reveal under-the-radar maneuvering to land stadium

A Target executive helped Mayor R.T. Rybak corral support for the eventual plan, an electronic trail shows.

Updated: March 28, 2012, - 09:48 PM

Vikings stadium drive still stalled in Senate

Minneapolis council support means little in St. Paul, where senators' concerns have slowed Vikings plan.

Updated: March 27, 2012, - 09:49 PM

Minneapolis City Council endorses Vikings stadium

With GOP support at the Legislature tepid, project's prospects remain uncertain.

Updated: March 27, 2012, - 07:02 AM

Stadium backers press Minneapolis City Council for support

A show of support by a Minneapolis City Council majority for Mayor Rybak's plan remained elusive.

Updated: March 22, 2012, - 11:35 PM

Mall of America wants tax break extended

House GOP bill would extend a property tax break for 10 years and help the mall build a long-delayed 2nd phase.

Updated: March 22, 2012, - 10:58 AM

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