Minnesota House lawmakers are on day-two of a bonding tour through northeastern Minnesota. Representative Leon Lillie of North St. Paul says there is about $5.5 billion worth of requests, but only around a billion or so will be available to spend…

“You know we have only so much capacity or political will to pass a bill of a certain size, so that’s kind of what it comes down to because we have to get the votes.”

Today’s visits include Two Harbors’ Wastewater treatment plant, Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Vermillion State Park and Mesabi Range College. The tour continues tomorrow (THU) with stops in Chisholm, Hibbing and Grand Rapids.