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The state has had a tall fence around the Capitol since the end of May, and is adding traffic control measures around the complex.
State and county officials have distributed the bulk of the aid approved in December.
News sets the stage for months of budget negotiations at the State Capitol and adds fuel to a political fight over taxes.
The governor said that a new public works package would create jobs during the pandemic and help prevent roads and buildings from falling into disrepair.
City and state leaders plan to bring thousands of soldiers, sheriffs' deputies and police into the metro area.
Legislators are divided over the measure to cover police bills.
Thousands of police, sheriffs deputies and Minnesota National Guard members are ready to jump into action during the upcoming trial of the first of four officers charged in the killing of George Floyd.
Chauvin case looms but the Legislature is mired in debate over police reform.
Some Republicans quickly derided the small amount, with House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt calling it "a talking point, that's not a tax cut."
Minnesota brewers gathered at the Capitol on Thursday to make the case for the state to remove its limits on which breweries can sell growlers.Leaders…