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Governor releases private emails dealing with state business

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Gov. Steve Bullock's office has released hundreds of pages of emails from the governor's private account that deal with official state business.
The emails released Friday show the Democratic governor used his private email for official communications on a wide variety of topics, from his proposed state budget and legislation to lighting the Capitol at night.
Bullock spokesman Tim Crowe says Bullock is not available for comment. Bullock previously told The Associated Press that he uses private email to communicate about political or election issues, but that government affairs are sometimes intertwined in those communications.
The release Friday was in response to requests made by the AP and other news organizations in December for Bullock's private emails that deal with public business since his term began in 2013.

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