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Dayton suggests special session rules

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has given key lawmakers a proposed agreement to lead to a special Minnesota legislative session to fund disaster recovery and eliminate a farm implement repair tax.


The draft agreement Dayton released Tuesday night calls for the session to begin at 2 p.m. Sept. 9 and adjourn no later than 7 a.m. the next day. He requires the four legislative leaders, Democrats and Republicans, to sign it before he will call a special session.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.