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Political Notes: Dayton compares bonding with flood needs

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton puts the need for Minnesota to fund public works projects up there with flood fighting.

The reason public works projects, funded by the state selling bonds, are so important is because they could put thousands of people to work, the Democratic governor said.


"They are in emergency conditions," he said of the jobless.

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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.