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Reality Check: Beer Tax Claims Of House Democrats

Minnesota House Democrats this week voted to raise the excise tax on beer, claiming it will raise the price only 7 cents a bottle.

04/26/2013

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Minn. House Backs Higher Income, Booze Taxes

The Minnesota House on Wednesday approved a bill that would raise state taxes by $2.6 billion in part by enacting the state’s first alcohol tax increase in about 25 years.

04/24/2013

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Dayton’s Stadium Chief Backs Pro Sports Gear Tax

More Minnesota lawmakers are stepping forward with bills to tinker with financing of the new Vikings stadium.

04/10/2013

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Racino Bill Aims To Solve Stadium Funding Woes

Funding for the Viking stadium has come up short at the Capitol in the past, but racino supporters say lawmakers can’t ignore it any longer.

04/08/2013

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Sports Gear Tax Proposed For Vikes Stadium Funding

A leading House Democrat proposed Monday afternoon to add the state sales tax to team jerseys and other pro sports merchandise to help cover the state’s share of the new Vikings stadium.

04/08/2013

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Key Lawmakers Want Greater Local Bent To Mayo Plan

Key Minnesota lawmakers on Tuesday signaled a coming makeover to the Mayo Clinic expansion plan that would reduce the state’s burden and increase the amount derived locally.

04/02/2013

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Mayo Bill Pauses As Key Lawmaker Doubts Financing

A key Minnesota lawmaker says a bill committing the state to aid in a massive Mayo Clinic expansion project needs a considerable makeover to get through her House committee.

03/12/2013

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Dem Lawmakers Want To Bring Back Minn. Tax Credit

Two Democratic state lawmakers say the elimination of a homestead tax credit as part of Minnesota’s deficit fix will hurt property tax payers.

09/13/2011

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