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Continued: DFL still a long way from deal on budget

  • Article by: BAIRD HELGESON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 14, 2013 - 7:55 PM

Legislative leaders have not yet begun meeting privately with Dayton to hack out an overall budget agreement. Some legislators hope the political realities of the coming weeks will resurrect some now dead ideas, like the gas tax hike.

“It’s not over until it is over” said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Lyndon Carlson, DFL-Crystal.

Minnesotans want good roads, Carlson said; “it’s a little bit of a tug of war over how you pay for them.”

 

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