By DAVE CAMPBELL and PATRICK CONDON - Associated Press Shares
"I think he's doing this to try to intimidate his own DFL colleagues. It's absolutely a ridiculous threat," said Sen. Dave Senjem, the Rochester Republican who has led the push to repeal the sprinkler code. "I don't think he's going to take down the bill over sprinklers."
Senjem said he still considered it realistic the stadium bill could get a vote in a legislative session that's likely to wrap up within weeks or less, perhaps even as early as Friday in that chamber's Local Government Committee.