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Legislators pass $1 billion infrastructure package as end of session nears

This session’s $850 million bonding bill and a $200 million in cash spending is on its way to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. It’s unclear if Dayton will sign the bill, and a spokesman said the governor wouldn’t comment until after the Legislature ...

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The Capitol Note: House and Senate moving on borrowing bills

The Senate passed its bonding plan -- like the House it also includes $200 million in cash projects -- onto the Finance Committee, which will hear the bill on Wednesday. Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said he was pleased with the strong support his bill received in the Senate Capital Investment Committee on Tuesday.

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The Capitol Note: Dayton ups his budget offer by $100 million

1) Gov. Mark Dayton has offered to spend roughly $262 million in his supplemental budget proposal, up roughly $100 million from his original plan, as part of divvying up Minnesota’s $1.2 billion surplus, Minnesota Public Radio reports. The offer puts ...

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The Capitol Note: Senate committee hears medical marijuana

1) A key Senate committee Thursday morning will hear a proposal that would allow severely ill patients to access medical marijuana, marking the first movement in that chamber this session. The unexpected spring forward for what was once a struggling ...

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