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2012 may bring Budget Showdown II

The February 2011 budget forecast that knocked $1.2 billion off the state's recent budget deficit came with no shortage of caveats. Nearly half the rosier revenue picture was attributable to predicted capital gains collections, which are notoriously volatile.

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Davids to Dayton: ‘Please don’t quit’

In a Star Tribune article Thursday, Dayton said he would go to a special session before he would pass the all-cuts budget being touted by Republican leadership. In response, Republican House Taxes Chair Greg Davids sent a plea to the governor, asking him not to "quit" on the legislative session.

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