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HF 886 - Capital Improvement Appropriations - Minnesota Key Vote

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Title: Capital Improvement Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds to capital improvements in the areas of transportation, public education, natural resources, and public works.

Highlights:

-Appropriates $36.4 million for the University of Minnesota, including $14.4 million to renovate a building owned by the university for use as a biomedical research facility [sec.2(1-3)]. -Appropriates $34.5 million for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, including $30.7 million for asset preservation and replacement [sec.3(1-2)]. -Appropriates $30.3 million for the Minnesota Department of Education, including $30 million for renovations and additions to the high school and middle school buildings of the Independent School District 38 in Red Lake [sec.4(1-3)]. -Appropriates $8.2 million for the Board of Water and Soil Resources, including $8 million for the implementation of the Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Conservation Reserve to protect soil and water quality [sec.7(1-2)]. -Appropriates $34.9 million for transportation, including $10 million for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation [sec.11(1-2)]. -Appropriates $39.3 million for the Metropolitan Council, including $30 million for the construction of a light rail transit corridor to run between Minneapolis and St. Paul [sec.12(1-2)]. -Appropriates $60.3 million for employment and economic development, including $30 million for the creation of an Entertainment and Convention Center in Duluth [sec.15(1-2)].

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