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Dayton campaign pays for travel on state plane

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ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton's campaign paid for most of a flight on a state airplane flight to Bemidji and International Falls last year that took the governor and a campaign aide to two campaign events and one official meeting, his office reported on Monday.


The Minnesota Jobs Coalition, a conservative group, raised the travel subject Monday when it said it learned a top political aide traveled with the governor.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.