Everyone knew taxes would be a prime discussion point this Minnesota legislative session, but it now appears to be less between Democrats and Republicans than among Democrats who control the House, Senate and governor’s office.
Duluth News Tribune, 04/13/2013
Communities across Minnesota should pressure lawmakers to support a public works funding bill, its House sponsor says.
Forum News Service, 04/10/2013
Goals of 100 percent high school graduation, every third-grader being able to read, ending an achievement gap and all students being ready for careers or college after graduation are lofty, but House Democrats say their sights are set on those accomplishments by 2017.
Duluth News Tribune, 04/10/2013
For the Northland, the House bill includes many of the same projects as Gov. Mark Dayton’s.
Forum News Service, 04/09/2013
Gov. Mark Dayton says 21,000 people would get jobs if the Legislature funds his $750 million public works project proposal.
Forum News Service, 04/08/2013
New tests showing Asian carp probably are not colonizing Minnesota waters should not slow efforts to stop the invasive fish, experts say.
Forum News Service, 04/05/2013
Almost 1 million Minnesotans would receive larger property tax refunds, or their first refunds, under a House Democratic proposal.
Forum News Service, 04/03/2013
Senate Democrats would not go as far as their House colleague in raising taxes in a budget framework they announced this morning.
Forum News Service, 03/20/2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton scaled back his tax requests today after hearing from the public, businesses and legislators that they were not keen on expanding the state sales tax to most goods and services.
Forum News Service, 03/14/2013
A bill by Sen. Sandra Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, would allow child-care providers to unionize.
Forum News Service, 03/12/2013
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