Republican speakers expressed gratitude, though several used the occasion to criticize the DFL for passing the taxes in the first place.Read More »
The Briefing Room
In announcing the package, Gov. Mark Dayton argued that the state's positive budget forecast makes the business-to-business taxes unnecessary.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.
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Despite Gov. Mark Dayton’s much-touted vision of a government-streamlining “un-session,” some of his fellow DFLers are actively pursuing the opposite agenda in one notable instance: the push to revive that long-defunct state entity known as the Legislative Water Commission.Read More »
The vote comes just one day before the announcement of the February economic forecast, where budget officials are expected to announce a surplus.Read More »