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Governor Mark Dayton, Getty Images
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Dayton to Outline Construction Project Wish List

State Capitol repairs, civic center expansions and veterans home upgrades are all expected to have a place in Gov. Mark Dayton's plan for Minnesota-financed construction projects. Dayton has dropped those hints and others ahead of Monday's official release of his wish list. He has said he would press for $750 million in state borrowing.

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River’s Edge Funding Likely in Next Bonding Bill

The Minnesota governor previewed elements of his roughly $750 million bonding proposal - which could include money for the River's Edge Convention Center.

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Key Lawmaker Wants Robust Minnesota Construction Bill

A key Democratic lawmaker says within the next two weeks she will release a "robust" plan to borrow for public-purpose construction projects around Minnesota. House Capital Investment Committee Chairwoman Alice Hausman says her proposal will exceed the roughly $500 million plan Gov. Mark Dayton has suggested he will recommend.

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Dayton Signs Bonding Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a nearly $500 million public works package that includes money for college buildings, flood prevention and local roads and bridges. Dayton had wanted more projects as a boost to Minnesota's construction industry, but he said the bill was better than nothing as he signed it Friday.

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College Auto Body, Truck Programs Getting an Overhaul [AUDIO]

Calling it a "big deal" for Central Minnesota, officials at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College are excited to get started on renovations to their Auto Body and Medium-Heavy Truck Programs. The school received $4 million in bonding money passed by the State Legislature this week.

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Minnesota Department of Corrections
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St. Cloud Prison Shut Out of Bonding Bill [AUDIO]

The State Legislature has passed a $500 million bonding bill, with no money allocated for the St. Cloud prison. The Department of Corrections spokesman John Schadl says they had requested $30 million for upgrades to the prisoner intake system.

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Jim Maurice
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House, Senate Pass Bonding Bill, Possible Money for Convention Center

The Minnesota House overwhelmingly passed the $496 million state bonding bill this (Monday) afternoon. And, although it doesn't specifically list the River's Edge Convention Center in the bill, the door has been left open for some state funding.

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Jim Maurice
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River’s Edge Left out of Bonding Bill [AUDIO]

St. Cloud lawmakers say they are disappointed money for the River's Edge Convention Center has been left out of the bonding bill. State Representative King Banaian says St. Cloud was promised that money.

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Charles Lindbergh House (Minnesota Historical Society)
Charles Lindbergh House (Minnesota Historical Society)
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Lindbergh Site Hoping for State Bonding Money [AUDIO]

Little Falls officials hope state bonding money for the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic site will fly this legislative session. Site manager Charlie Pautler says they're requesting $650,000, which is part of the Minnesota Historical Society's larger request of over $7.3 million.

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Kleis Still Hopeful for Full Bonding Request to Complete Convention Center

We told you the Minnesota House of Representatives included $1-million for the River's Edge Convention Center in its bonding bill proposal. But, it's well short of the $10.1-million the city of St. Cloud is seeking to complete the project.

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