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$1 Million for Convention Center in House Bonding Bill [AUDIO]

The State House has included the River's Edge Convention Center in it's bonding bill -- sort of. The city was asking for $10.1 million to build a parking ramp adjacent to the facility. However, the House only included $1 million for the project.

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Jim Maurice
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Convention Center, Prison in Dayton’s Bonding Proposal [AUDIO]

The next phase of the River's Edge Convention Center has been included in Governor Mark Dayton's bonding proposal. Money to upgrade the St. Cloud prison has been included in Governor Dayton's bonding proposal.

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Governor Mark Dayton
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Dayton to Release Construction Project Wish-List

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to unveil a list of construction projects he'll ask the Legislature to pay for using proceeds from the sale of state bonds.

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Bob Hughes
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River’s Edge is Done, Sort Of [AUDIO]

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last (Thursday) night for the new River's Edge Convention Center. However, that doesn't mean the facility is done.

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SCSU Gets $42 Million, Civic Center Gets Nothing In Latest Bonding Bill

The Minnesota Legislature has approved $498 million in state borrowing for construction projects including $131 million for the Minnesota Colleges and University system and another $88 million for University of Minnesota campuses.

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St. Cloud Leaders Want Civic Center, SCSU Included In Planned Bonding Bill

It's expected that a $500 million bonding bill will be part of the deal struck between Governor Mark Dayton and Republican Legislative Leaders. St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis says he expects St. Cloud to get some of that money for the Civic Center parking ramp.

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Mayor Dave Kleis (Photo by Jim Maurice)
Mayor Dave Kleis (Photo by Jim Maurice)
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St. Cloud Mayor Kleis Holding Out Hope For A Last Minute Bonding Bill

With just hours left in this year's state legislative session, it doesn't look like there will be a bonding bill this year. However, St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis hasn't given-up hope. Kleis says he still believes a bonding bill could be part of the budget balancing solution during a special session.

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Minnesota Panel Considers Borrowing For Flood Projects

A House bonding committee is taking up a $28 million proposal for flood-relief projects from Austin to Roseau. Tuesday's hearing in the House Capital Investment Committee comes as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's recommendation for $1 billion in state borrowing has gone nowhere in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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Mark Dayton
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Governor Dayton Talks With WJON News About The Budget, Bonding Bill, Vikings Stadium [AUDIO]

Governor Mark Dayton spent some time on Thursday afternoon talking with WJON news about a variety of issues. The State Legislature is on Passover/Easter break this week. He says they'll have a lot of work to get done with they return to the Capitol on Tuesday, but he says it's been a good session so far.

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Governor Mark Dayton
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Dayton Tries To Reignite Minn. Public Works Plan

Gov. Mark Dayton is working to renew interest in a $1 billion plan for publicly financed building projects in Minnesota, saying the construction industry faces an "emergency situation." Dayton met Tuesday with architects, contractors and construction workers about the proposal, which stalled after he introduced it in January.

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