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ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators passed the largest of three public works bills Wednesday, but there is a desire for more.

Moments after senators voted 56-9 to fund $306 million in public works projects, the committee chairman in charge of picking projects to fund said he expects to spend even more.


The House Tuesday night approved $255 million in public works projects, while Gov. Tim Pawlenty asked for $71 million.

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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.