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Highlights of a pair of construction finance bills


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Here are some highlights of a pair of construction finance packages, one authorizing $846 million in state borrowing and the other allocating nearly $200 million in cash from a state surplus.

--$126.3 million as the final installment to a state Capitol renovation

--$100 million in combined authority and cash for public housing rehabilitation and affordable housing projects

--$56.7 million for Tate Laboratory renovation at University of Minnesota

--$85 million for preservation and replacement projects for public college buildings

--$25.8 million for a clinical sciences facility at Minnesota State University in Mankato

--$22 million toward the Lewis and Clark regional water pipeline project

--$18.3 million for wastewater infrastructure projects

--$14 million for development of the new Lake Vermilion State Park

--$17.7 million for acquisition and development of trails

--$87 million for replacement of local bridges and improvement grants for local roads

--$56.3 million for remodeling of the Minnesota Security Hospital

--$18 million for an intake center at the St. Cloud prison

--$5 million for a perimeter fence at the Shakopee women's prison

--$61 million split among civic center projects in Mankato, Rochester and St. Cloud.

--$14 million for an expansion of the Minnesota Children's Museum.


Full list is at http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/fiscal/files/bondingGF14.pdf

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