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Minnesota House Defeats Construction Projects Bill

The Minnesota House has defeated an $800 million construction projects bill that failed to win a needed super-majority. The bill is a rare area where Republican held veto power. Because it involves long-term state debt, it required 81 votes to pass.

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Without Bonding Bill, Delays Expected For New Sauk River Park [AUDIO]

Without a new bonding bill, the City of Sartell will need to delay the land purchase for the new Sauk River Park and Nature Area.

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The parking lot behind the Mexican Village will now become a parking ramp thanks to state bonding money. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
The parking lot behind the Mexican Village will now become a parking ramp thanks to state bonding money. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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St. Cloud Convention Center Included in Dayton’s Bonding Plan

A $109 million commitment to Capitol preservation is the biggest element of Gov. Mark Dayton plan for Minnesota-financed construction projects. His wish list outlined Monday also includes substantial funding for new labs at public universities, a new building on the Minneapolis Veterans Home campus and civic center improvements in Mankato, Rochester and St. Cloud.

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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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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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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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