MMB officials, Commissioner Myron Frans, State Economist Laura Kalambokidis and State Budget Director Margaret Kelly announced the surplus
MMB Commissioner Myron Frans smiled as he took questions.
Governor Dayton smiled as he entered the room to talk about the surplus.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Ways and Means committee chair Jim Knoblach, R-St. Cloud listened as the Governor talk of the budget surplus.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt called on the governor to return most of the surplus to taxpayers and end the call for a gas tax to fund transportation.
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