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If a bill arrives on Gov. Tim Pawlenty's desk that eliminates the Job Opportunity Building Zones program, it faces a veto.

The governor said that Thursday on "Hot Talk," on WDAY radio in Fargo-Moorhead.

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House and Senate proposals would end future enrollments in the rural economic development program that allows some new and expanding businesses to avoid most state taxes.

Pawlenty, who proposed JOBZ, defended helping only rural communities.

"There are some communities in Minnesota in need of extra help," he said.

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