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Dayton pleased with judge's order opening Wilfs' finances

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ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton said he is happy with a New Jersey judge’s Monday decision that could make the Minnesota Vikings owners’ finances public.


“Transparency generally is in the public interest,” Dayton told reporters.

In hindsight, he said, it would have been better to look into the finances of Zygi and Mark Wilf when they were negotiating with the state to build a new stadium. “I wish I had that kind of crystal ball.”

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.