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Legislature passes disaster relief bill

The state House and Senate on Friday afternoon expeditiously passed flood and wind relief funding for northern Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton quickly signed the bill into law. Legislators steered clear of divisive, non-disaster related issues.

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Paper trail: Dayton administration’s flood relief bill

Last week Gov. Mark Dayton's administration gave legislators its version of the disaster relief bill to fund repairs from the northeast Minnesota summer floods. Almost immediately, key Republican legislators pushed back over the administration's request for $190 million in relief spending. Here's the text of the bill.

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