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Gov. Dayton to fulfill education spending veto promise, will call for special session

Patrick Condon and Ricardo Lopez, Star Tribune, May 20, 2015 WATCH: Video (01:54) : Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he would veto the education bill passed by the Minnesota House and Senate that failed to meet his demands for education funding including early education. Mark Vancleave The education spending fight between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Republicans spilled past the […]

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On School Funding, Education Advocates Ask: What will Bakk do?

Beth Hawkins, MinnPost, May 1, 2015 With a scant three weeks left in the 2015 legislative session and three wildly divergent education proposals on the table, the operative question at the Minnesota state Capitol would seem to be: What’s Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk’s plan? This week, the state Senate approved education omnibus legislation that, as a standalone […]

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