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Published February 15, 2012, 10:21 PM

Dayton issues Minnesota State of the State address

St. Paul, MN (WDAY TV) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is using his State of the State address to push lawmakers to adopt his top proposals while reminding them voters will render a verdict on their performance in November.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is using his State of the State address to push lawmakers to adopt his top proposals while reminding them voters will render a verdict on their performance in November.

The dual approach illustrates Dayton's key challenge: He needs Republican help to pass his agenda but he'll be looking to topple their majorities in the fall elections. Dayton wants swift action on a borrowing plan for state public works projects and a vote on a Vikings stadium financing plan.

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