Details of the projects included in the Minnesota House Republican bonding proposals

  • Article by: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 20, 2012 - 4:58 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Here are some highlights of building and construction projects included in the Minnesota House Republican's $280 million bonding proposal unveiled Tuesday. The numbers in parentheses are the amount Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton proposed for the same projects. House Republicans also proposed $220 million in bonding to renovate the State Capitol:

_ University of Minnesota system building and renovation projects: $39 million (Dayton proposed $78 million)

_ Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campus projects: $56 million (Dayton proposed $112 million)

_ Department of Natural Resources projects: $21 million (Dayton proposed $56 million)

_ Minnesota Zoo dolphin tank renovation: $5 million (Dayton proposed $7 million)

_ Construction of a State Emergency Operations Center in Arden Hills: $2 million (Dayton proposed $26 million)

_ Transportation projects including local bridge replacements, local road improvements, transit and airport infrastructure: $39 million (Dayton proposed $74 million)

_ Department of Corrections projects: $14 million (Dayton proposed $54 million)

_ Local projects to boost employment and economic development in communities statewide: $46 million (Dayton proposed $165 million)

_ Minnesota Historical Society projects: $3 million (Dayton proposed $3 million as well)

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