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Dayton Eyes $975 Million In Construction Projects

Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday he is considering sending lawmakers a state construction bill of $975 million, which is substantially higher than prior expectations. Dayton met privately with key legislators involved in assembling the public works borrowing bill.

12/11/2013

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Minneapolis Announces $33.5M In Roadwork This Summer

One person’s investment is another person’s traffic jam, which is at least the way Minneapolis is looking at it.

05/29/2013

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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.

05/17/2013

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Saints Big Winner In Bonding Sweepstakes

St. Paul has emerged as the big winner in a new way of handing out state bonding money, with $25 million set aside for a new stadium for the minor league Saints baseball team.

09/13/2012

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Lawmakers: House Will Vote On Stadium Bill Monday

The Minnesota Senate’s top Republican says a financing plan for a new Vikings stadium won’t be part of a construction projects package.

05/03/2012

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Minn. Legislature Sends Dayton Property Tax Freeze

Lawmakers sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill on Thursday that would freeze state property taxes for Minnesota businesses, a top priority for Republicans who control the Legislature but a plan that’s likely to meet the Democratic governor’s veto.

05/03/2012

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Minn. Legislature Passes $498M In Bonding Projects

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.

07/20/2011

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MnDOT Plans 4-Year, $400M Road Repair Project

Minnesota’s Department of Transportation has announced a nearly $400 million road repair project, which will occur over the next four years.

05/03/2011

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MnDOT Unveils 2011 Construction Projects

Winter is gone, and now Minnesota’s second season has arrived — construction. State transportation officials announced their list of road projects taking place around the state this year.

04/06/2011