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The Capitol Note: “Unsession” slashes 1,175 obsolete laws

Gov. Mark Dayton's administration clarified on Monday that he doesn't support changes to state minimum wage hike that lawmakers passed in the 2014 legislative session.   (File Photo: James Nord)

1) Gov. Mark Dayton’s “unsession” initiative has helped slash how long it takes to get an environmental permit in Minnesota and has made it easier to file taxes, the Pioneer Press reports. Those are perhaps the most serious proposals among the ...

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The Capitol Note: Dayton wants a larger bonding bill

Gov. Mark Dayton wants a larger bonding proposal than the $850 million plan the House proposed on Tuesday.

1) Gov. Mark Dayton suggested abandoning a deal lawmakers reached last session to keep capital investment legislation under $1 billion for this biennium, with some potential support from both Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature, Minnesota Public Radio reports. Dayton, ...

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