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Tom Emmer announces budget targets Tuesday if he is elected governor. The Republican candidate would keep spending to about $33 billion in the next two years, the amount of revenue the state expects with no tax increases.

Emmer outlines rest of budget plan

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ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer wants to limit state spending to revenues already flowing into Minnesota government, but achieving that goal would mean cuts in several areas.

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Among proposals getting the strongest reaction is a nearly $700 million cut to local governments.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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