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Economic Development Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben and Gov. Mark Dayton announce Friday the state is looking for business to expand in Minnesota and they have $24 million to attract them. Don Davis | Forum News Service

Dayton predicts new state program will add 5,000 jobs

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ST. PAUL — A new statewide economic development program that replaces one strictly aimed at rural Minnesota provides state officials $24 million to lure business expansion by giving tax breaks of $1,000 to $3,000 per job they create.


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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.