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Dayton wants $1 billion in bonding; he suggests half of projects

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton today offered a unique proposal: The Legislature should pass a $1 billion public works funding bill, but the Democratic governor only proposed half of the projects.

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Dayton suggested the Legislature pick the other half of the projects.

However, Republican leaders say they oppose a so-called bonding bill this year, other than disaster and other urgent needs.

"I will sign what they send," Dayton said. "I can't force it to go higher."

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