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Dayton: Revised Budget Coming Early Next Week

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t decided whether to keep a proposed sales tax expansion intact but says he expects to announce a revised budget early next week.

03/06/2013

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Dayton Administration Puts Finer Point On Tax Plan

Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration is striking back against perceptions that his proposed sales tax expansion would put Minnesota business at a disadvantage when bidding for service contracts in other states.

02/15/2013

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Key Points From ‘State Of The State’ Address

In his third “State of the State” address Wednesday night at the State Capitol, Gov. Dayton focused mainly on the budget, but he did throw in one surprise. He gave his biggest statement yet in support of legalizing gay marriage.

02/07/2013

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Gov. Walker Says He’s Not Going To Raise Sales Tax

Gov. Scott Walker says he won’t be proposing eliminating the income tax in favor of a steep sales tax hike.

02/06/2013

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Sales Tax Plan Would Be Boon To Some Minn. Cities

About two dozen Minnesota cities and counties whose sales taxes piggyback on the state’s would see a gusher of new money if Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed sales tax expansion prevails.

01/28/2013

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Talking Points: Gov. Dayton’s Sales Tax Proposal

In the coming weeks, Gov. Mark Dayton will be trying to sell his new tax plan. The plan would reduce the current sales tax rate from 6.8 percent to 5.5 percent, while increasing the number of goods and services that will be taxed.

01/27/2013

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Reality Check: Perspective On Minnesota’s Sales Tax

Even though Minnesota’s sales tax is high, it takes in a less money than other states with similar tax rates.

01/23/2013

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Dayton Must Sell Sales Tax Change To Fellow DFLers

State Rep. Ben Lien is a freshman Democrat from Moorhead, where clothing merchants enjoy an advantage over competitors in Fargo just across the river because Minnesota doesn’t have a sales tax on apparel.

01/23/2013

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Minnesota Budget’s Fine Print Shows Reach Of Plan

In the far corners of Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget are lesser-heralded changes that would alter how Minnesota residents pay for and interact with their government from cradle to grave.

01/23/2013

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Bakk Talks Sales Tax Rebate For Out-Of-State MOA Shoppers

Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan to extend the state sales tax to clothing has drawn strong opposition from the Mall of America, which attracts out-of-state visitors with the promise of tax-free purchases.

01/23/2013

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Talking Points: Clothing Sales Tax, Gun Control & More

While all eyes will be on Washington Monday for the inauguration, here at home the focus will shift to St. Paul. On Tuesday, Gov. Dayton will present his budget.

01/20/2013

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Mall Of America Officials Opposed To Sales Tax Plan

The Mall of America, Minnesota’s top tourist attraction, expressed strong opposition Wednesday to a plan to add a sales tax to clothing.

01/16/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers Start To Assess Reach Of Sales Tax

In a prelude to a bigger debate, Minnesota lawmakers have taken their opening looks at plans to apply the state sales tax to online purchases and expensive apparel.

01/16/2013

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2 Bills Propose Sales Tax On Clothing In Minnesota

A proposal to reform taxes in Minnesota could have you paying more for clothing.

01/14/2013

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‘Crashed Ice’ Brought In Extra $20M To St. Paul, Officials Report

Red Bull’s Crashed Ice contributed to an additional $20 Million spent in the capitol city this past January, according to the City’s officials.

05/22/2012

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