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Dayton Calls For Rail Tax Changes, Fees To Fund Upgrades

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton laid out changes in his budget proposal Tuesday that would make railroad companies fork over more funds to ensure Minnesota communities can handle a dramatic influx of train traffic. 314 more words


Dayton Lifts Education In $42 Billion Budget But Test Awaits

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday unveiled a record $42 billion dollar state budget.

The Governor is proposing aggressive spending on children and schools, using half of the state’s $1 billion surplus and almost half of the entire budget for education, from cradle to college. 631 more words


Dayton Budget Funds Early Learning, Broadband, Tax Relief

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is holding up his focus on education in his new budget as an investment in Minnesota’s future. 93 more words


Dayton Pushes Gas Tax Hike In New Transportation Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton rolled out a massive 10-year transportation plan Monday that he said is 25 years overdue.

But the proposal will hit Minnesota drivers in the pocketbook, between $15 and $25 per month. 396 more words


Gov. Dayton Sheds Light On Education Funding Increases In Budget

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than one-third of Minnesota’s projected $1 billion budget surplus will fund education programs meant to close achievement gaps if Gov. 412 more words


Bill With $20M In Immediate Tax Breaks Bound For Dayton

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Days into the income tax filing season, a bill that awards up to $20 million in extra deductions and credits is on the verge of becoming law. 112 more words


Dayton Presses $30M Plan To Boost University Med School

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton pledged $30 million in new state funding for the University of Minnesota Medical School on Wednesday to help boost the school’s national standing and research capability, calling it a down payment on life-enhancing innovations. 487 more words