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Legislative Notebook: Lawmakers pass jobs bill

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs.

The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 million for economic development, more than twice spent in the current two-year budget.


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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.