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Legislative panel takes up Walz transportation plan

Legislative panel takes up Walz transportation plan Photo: Public Domain Pictures/MGN

March 21, 2019 05:00 PM

The Minnesota Legislature has begun work in earnest on Gov. Tim Walz's transportation plan, including his disputed proposal to raise the state's gasoline tax by 20 cents.

A House transportation committee on Thursday gave the Democratic governor's plan its first hearing. Supporters then rallied in the Capitol, where they heard key lawmakers and Walz urge the Legislature to approve the package.

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