Session Daily: Gov. Dayton signs budget bills into law, but showdown with lawmakers continues

Session Daily: Gov. Dayton signs budget bills into law, but showdown with lawmakers continues

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Source: Session Daily

By Jonathan Avise

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday he would sign into law nine budget bills that make up the state’s $46 billion, two-year budget, and would allow a $650 million tax bill to become law without his signature.

But Dayton also line-item vetoed funding for the Minnesota House and Senate, an attempt, he said, to bring leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature back to the table to remove a handful of provisions in the tax bill and education and public safety budget bills that he does not want to become law.

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