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Comissioners, lobbyists and photographers crowd around Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday after he announced his proposed two-year budget.

Rural budget impact: good or bad?

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton says his budget plan favors greater Minnesota, but rural legislators are not so sure.

The Democratic governor said property tax relief like he proposes is most needed by rural Minnesotans, where the tax has soared in recent years.


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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.