MN Surplus Expected To Top $1B, Possible Tax Cuts in '16As a sign that Minnesota's economy continues to improve, lawmakers will find out this week about a state budget surplus that's expected to top $1 billion. Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to resurrect a plan to expand child care tax credits, and working family tax credits.
'Fine-Tuning' Of Taxes Is In The Wind At LegislatureNewly powerful House Republicans are sure to make moves to cut taxes when the Minnesota Legislature convenes next week. The big questions are what kind, how much and whether they can get Democrats to agree.
GOP Lawmaker Asks For Probe Of MNsure Adviser DealA Republican legislator says Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson should consider seeking payback from a health care contractor hired to assist in the launch of the Minnesota insurance exchange.
Minn. Lawmakers Not Happy With MN Lottery Online ExpansionIf you play the Minnesota Lottery online, listen up: the Legislature may be preparing to shut down the game. A bill to end online gambling got the OK from the Minnesota House Commerce Committee Thursday.
GOP Leader Against State Tax Money For New StadiumThe new chairman of the House Taxes Committee says he opposes using state tax money to build a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium.