Republican speakers expressed gratitude, though several used the occasion to criticize the DFL for passing the taxes in the first place.Read More »
In announcing the package, Gov. Mark Dayton argued that the state's positive budget forecast makes the business-to-business taxes unnecessary.Read More »
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says proposed amendments to the state constitution should need backing from 60 percent of both the Senate and the House.Read More »
Requests from the University of Minnesota and MnSCU far exceed Gov. Mark Dayton's recommendation.Read More »
Minnesota’s distinctiveness as a home to innovation and invention is a favorite theme for those in the business of marketing our state to potential employers and investors.Read More »
A state transportation bill introduced last Friday includes a gas sales tax that would help road improvement funds keep pace with inflation, an idea that has the strong support of transportation backers but is likely to face stiff resistance in an election year.
Tagged with: Associated General Contractors of Minnesota Charlie Zelle Corridors of Commerce Frank Hornstein gross receipts tax Highway Trust Fund House Transportation Finance Committee Kevin Gutknecht Margaret Donahoe Mark Dayton Michael Beard Minnesota Department of Transportation Minnesota Transportation Alliance Scott Dibble Senate Transportation Committee transportation funding Transportation Funding Advisory Committee TwinWest Chamber of CommerceRead More »
A bipartisan effort led by the Coalition for Impartial Justice is proposing a system of judicial review and retention elections to avoid the highly charged, politically explosive contests common in Wisconsin, Texas and other states.
Tagged with: AFL-CIO Arne Carlson Coalition for Impartial Justice Commission on Judicial Selection Deb Hilstrom Eric Magnuson Kurt Daudt Lee Sheehy Mark Dayton Mark Ritchie Mike Beard Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Sarah Walker Sherri KnuthRead More »