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Bonding vetoes put projects on hold

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Dakota County Technical College will not receive state money to make upgrades to the campus due to line item vetoes Governor Tim Pawlenty made to the state's bonding bill.


The governor cut several million dollars from the proposed $1 billion bill including $6.8 million for upgrades to DCTC.

"It's too bad. I wanted some new lights and brights and garage doors," said dean of transportation and technology Mike Opp. "It's tough."

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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