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Reps. Bud Nornes of Fergus Falls, left, and Mark Murdock of Ottertail talk in the Minnesota House Saturday. The House debated transportation and tax bills.

BRIEFLY: Transit faces cuts

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ST. PAUL - Transit programs would receive less money under a House-passed bill, part of an effort to balance the state budget.

Still, the House transportation finance chairman said, "it is going to keep rural and metro transit operating." The House passed the bill by Rep. Bernie Lieder, DFL-Crookston, 86-45 after about two hours of Saturday debate.


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