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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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