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Dayton ready to deliver tax, spend package

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By Don Davis and Danielle Killey

ST. PAUL — If Minnesota Democrats ever are to see a state budget they like, today is the day.


Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to announce his proposal at midday, giving Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Laborites the only chance they have had in a generation to approve higher taxes and more spending on programs they hold dear.

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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.