Gov. Dayton Pressures GOP On Bonding Bill

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Bill Sorem

At a Friday press conference Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton repeats the need for a special session to correct the tax bill. If Republican lawmakers do not agree to his special session agenda in the next three days, the tax bill will be pocket vetoed.

Dayton wants Republicans to agree to additional borrowing and spending projects, including more funding for the University of Minnesota.

He has a requested a meeting this afternoon with the four legislative leaders, both Republican leaders have declined.

Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem is a longtime advertising professional who started with Campbell Mithun and ended up with his own agency. After a tour as a sailing fleet manager in the Virgin Islands he turned to database programming as an independent consultant. He has written sailing guides for the British Virgin Islands and Belize, and written for a number of blogs. In 2010, he volunteered as a citizen journalist with The UpTake and has stayed on as a video reporter.

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