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The Capitol Note: Senate bonding bill out Monday, $1.2 billion still unlikely

House Speaker Paul Thissen said the bonding bill is the furthest large piece of policy from resolution.

1) The Senate will release the last remaining proposal to fund public infrastructure on Monday, filling in the final set of blanks that will precede a potential end-of-session deal. House and Senate Democrats will be publicly negotiating around an $850 ...

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The Capitol Note: Medical marijuana proposal advances in Senate, future uncertain

DFL Sen. Scott DIbble has been moving with a medical marijuana proposal in the Senate.

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 7-3, across party lines, to move the languishing proposal forward. It has so far passed one committee in the House. Sen. Scott Dibble, the measure's chief Senate sponsor, called the proposal a "responsible bill."

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The Capitol Note: Dayton signs $440 million tax cut bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has more than $750,000 to spend.

1.) Gov. Mark Dayton signed $440 million in tax cuts into law late Friday, reports the Pioneer Press. It followed a day in which both DFL-led chambers of the Legislature gave the bill final passage by votes of 58-5 (Senate) ...

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