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Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday that he will veto a public works funding bill if it includes a provision that forbids requiring new homes to have fire sprinklers. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision

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By Don Davis

Forum News Service

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works projects around Minnesota if legislators insist on overturning a state requirement for fire sprinklers in larger new homes.
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