Iron Range Board Approves Protecting Trust FundThe Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board has approved a plan to protect a trust fund from potential raids by state government. The IRRRB is funded by a taconite production tax paid by mining companies in lieu of local property taxes.
IRRRB Slashes Tax Break For Mining CompaniesMinnesota's taconite plants will get a smaller tax rebate than they were expecting.
IRRRB To Vote On $4M Loan For PolyMet Mine LandThe Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board has voted to lend $4 million to PolyMet Mining Corp., which plans to develop a copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.

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