ST. PAUL (KTTC) -- The debate over a new Vikings stadium continues in the Senate.
The Senate version of the bill varies from the House's bill that passed earlier this week.
The Senate unanimously voted to increase the Vikings' contribution by $25 million, from $427 million to $452 million.
As a result, the state's contribution would drop by $25 million.
This varies from the House's version; they're asking the team to contribute an extra $105 million.
"We limited the state involvement and we also asked the Vikings to kick in a little bit more but maybe not as much as the House proposal which could be a deal breaker," said Sen. Carla Nelson, R-Rochester.
Another difference, along with using charitable gambling to raise revenue, fans could be subjected to new user fees.
The user fees include 10% fees on stadium suites and parking within a half mile of the stadium during NFL events.
It also includes a 6.875% fee on league licensed products sold at the stadium.
"This will end up to be the great compromise," said Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem, R-Rochester.
He went on to say, "Let's not take too much for granted. This is a business. It can move pretty quickly. It's not necessarily grounded in Minnesota."
"When I'm back home in the district the issue I hear about, more than any other issue right now in the state of Minnesota, is the Vikings stadium. People are telling me, find a way to get this done," said Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona.
If the Senate passes the Vikings stadium bill, a conference committee will have to review both the House and Senate versions and come to a compromise.
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