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GOP questions 'cuts' in Dayton budget


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton's administration said Monday that what was initially billed as $225 million in spending cuts in his budget blueprint is actually $58 million less.

A Minnesota Management and Budget spokesman said of the $225 million that was billed as "cuts" on material provided in Dayton's budget release last week, only $167 million is actual spending reductions. The rest are "reallocations" within state agencies to other programs.

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