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Capitol Update for March 9, 2007

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Here is this week’s update by lobbyist John Tuma:

A Barrel Full of News This Week.

There was a great deal of activity on environmental issues at the Legislature this past week, so this report is a little longer than usual. We had an emotionally packed committee hearing on global warming, some committee victories on energy efficiency, some challenging fiscal targets set by the Senate leadership, and some interesting rumors floating around the dedicated funding proposal. Here’s a quick snapshot of the week’s activities.

Senate spending

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Polinaut has hot-off-the-press spending targets proposed in the Minnesota Senate, relative to the budget forecast. At first glance, it doesn’t look good for the environment. In the arena I follow most closely (sorry transit), here’s what they are proposing: