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Lobbyists wait Monday morning to get paperwork showing what Minnesota senators propose paying for public works projects around the state. A committee vote is expected on the plan today and it could reach a full Senate vote later this week. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

Bonding plan last piece of puzzle: Full Senate could vote later this week

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ST. PAUL — The last remaining major puzzle piece to finishing the 2014 Minnesota Legislature is set to be put in place.

Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, D-Plummer, Monday announced a proposal topping $1 billion to fund public works projects around the state. It came two weeks before the Legislature must adjourn for the year.

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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.