The Minnesota House has given overwhelming approval to a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals. Thursday’s 126-2 vote comes just more than a week into the legislative session. The bill heads to the Senate, where leaders haven’t publicly embraced the plan.
After weeks of widespread criticism, Governor Mark Dayton abandoned a controversial sales tax plan that included a new tax on business services.
Here’s a look at current local sales taxes
It’s been three years since Minnesota voters authorized a sales tax increase to raise money for conservation, arts and parks, but the state is unable yet to provide a public comprehensive listing of the funded projects and their outcomes.