St. Paul, MN (AP) - Gov. Tim Walz went to the state's cramped Emergency Operations Center to propose a $29.5 million replacement as part of his $2 billion borrowing proposal for the 2020 legislative session.

The new center is part of an $857 million package the governor proposed Friday of public safety and asset preservation projects. He also proposed $675 million in local projects across Minnesota.

And for the first time, Walz put a precise total on his overall borrowing proposal, also known as a bonding bill, of $2.028 million. It includes packages that the governor announced earlier for housing, water projects, and higher education.

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