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Legislative Notebook: Speed limit increase hits a speed bump

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ST. PAUL -- Sen. LeRoy Stumpf offered a confession to the Senate Transportation Committee.

The Plummer Democrat said he sometimes speeds while traveling his northwest Minnesota district.


"I bring this bill to you on behalf of all the guilty people across the state of Minnesota," Stumpf said Tuesday. "It is just my Catholic guilt complex."

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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.