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Ward authors omnibus bill

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In the final hours of Minnesota’s 2013 legislative session, Rep. John Ward, DFL-Baxter, chief-authored a compromise $176 million bonding bill. The bill included $20 million for flood mitigation, $109 million for Capitol restoration, $19 million for the Minneapolis Veterans Home, and $8 million in matching clean water grants. The bill passed with broad bipartisan support 122-10.


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