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How will Minnesota pay for transportation needs?

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Downtown St. Paul
Traffic moves along Interstate 94 near downtown St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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In the Oct. 9 gubernatorial debate, Gov. Mark Dayton and his two opponents named transportation on their list of priorities for the next four years. 

Dayton proposed a gas tax increase to pay for his transportation plan, but how to pay for all that's needed for roads and bridges is a problem that vexes politicians nationwide. 

On The Daily Circuit, we talk with two transportation experts about the economics of transportation planning.