Daily Archives: August 21, 2013

Tobacco board keeps his bargain till the end

One part of the financing plan created in spring of this year, in addition to the state’s ability to pay its share of a new Vikings stadium, appears to be coming about as expected.
A one-time tax on cigarettes will yield $ 26.5million for the stadium and about $ 4 million more for the general fund, the state Revenue Department said on Tuesday.