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Dayton Urges Swift Action On Flood-Aid Package

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says his administration needs Minnesota legislators to quickly approve a relief package for recovery costs related to last summer’s severe flooding. 125 more words

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Minnesota Lawmakers Search For Way Out Of Road Jam

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — If Minnesota lawmakers can come up with the green, drivers will be seeing many more orange cones in years to come. 722 more words

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Big Numbers Shape Outgoing Budget Official's Work

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state’s top finance official announced Wednesday that he plans to leave Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet, vacating a job that he jokes he still has trouble explaining. 517 more words

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Lawmakers Seek Deeper Look At State Finances

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers want to dive deeper into the details of a state report showing a $1 billion budget surplus awaits them. 104 more words

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Minnesota Officials Expect $1 Billion Surplus

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota finance officials predicted Thursday that lawmakers will have a $1.037 billion budget surplus at their disposal in the upcoming session, but just keeping programs afloat at current levels would chew up much of the money. 491 more words

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Dayton Braces For Fight Over Online Lottery Sales

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota’s lottery director “has his work cut out for him” to preserve online ticket sales that many lawmakers want to outlaw. 122 more words

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Get Ready For Disarray At Minnesota Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The massive renovation hiding the graceful lines of Minnesota’s Capitol in protective wrap and bristling scaffolding has left the inside even more unrecognizable and uninviting as the Legislature prepares to spring back into action. 755 more words

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