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West central Minn. lawmakers split on Dayton veto of budget bill


WILLMAR -- The response to Gov. Dayton's veto of a bill to cut $924 million from the state budget drew the expected differing opinions from local legislators.

"Disappointed," was how Rep. Bruce Vogel summed up his view.

"Thankful," was the response from Rep. Andrew Falk.

Vogel, a Republican from Willmar, said he's disappointed Dayton did not give the budget-cutting process supported in the bill a chance.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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