The governor’s pitch devotes $616 million – fully half of the state’s projected $1.2 billion surplus – to tax rollbacks.Read More »
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In announcing the package, Gov. Mark Dayton argued that the state's positive budget forecast makes the business-to-business taxes unnecessary.Read More »
Requests from the University of Minnesota and MnSCU far exceed Gov. Mark Dayton's recommendation.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 »