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Dayton Signs Bill Containing Tax Breaks, Mayo Expansion Fix

Quickly adopted tax legislation that provides breaks to tens of thousands of Minnesota taxpayers is now law. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill Saturday when it landed on his desk. Lawmakers gave it final approval late last week.


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Dayton Signs Session’s Biggest Money Bills

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a trio of major bills that he says will help Minnesota’s economic growth. The governor was surrounded by legislative Democrats on Tuesday as he signed the tax, budget and construction project bills without a single line-item veto.


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Minn. Senate Passes Tax Bill With Additional Cuts

The Minnesota Senate has given approval to another $101 million in tax breaks, but the array of relief differs from a House version. Thursday’s 57-6 vote sets up final tax negotiations with House tax writers. Both chambers are led by Democrats.


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Tax Chief Warns Tax Bill Delay Has Consequences

Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans said Tuesday his agency is fast approaching an internal deadline for alerting income tax preparers and software vendors of new tax breaks that filers might qualify for this year.


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Minn. House Passes New Tax Bill; Smaller Biz Cuts

The Minnesota House was set to vote Wednesday on a renegotiated package of tax breaks with smaller cuts for businesses than the bill Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed last week.


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Mondale Hopeful On Stadium Despite GOP’s Dismay Over Veto

Feelings at the State Capitol are a little raw these days, with some republicans very upset with the Governor’s veto of the tax bill.


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Gov. Dayton Vetoes Tax Bill, Stadium Bill Threatened

Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton wasted no time Friday vetoing a Republican-crafted tax plan sent to him the night before that contained breaks for businesses but would have taken money from the state’s rainy day reserves.


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House Passes Tax Bill Despite Dayton’s Objections

The Republican-controlled Minnesota House passed what one lawmaker called a “smokin’ hot tax bill” on Tuesday, but the measure that would cost the state $52 million in lost taxes this year alone is likely to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.


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Minn. Legislature Passes Tax Bill, Holds Local Aid

The Minnesota Legislature has passed a package of changes to state tax law that maintains state aid to cities and counties at levels from last year.


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Minn. House Passes GOP-Favored Tax Budget Bill

The Minnesota House has approved a tax budget bill unlikely to get support from Gov. Mark Dayton.


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Dayton Speaks To Local Group As Tax Bill Advances

Gov. Mark Dayton speaks to a supportive audience of local government officials Thursday as a tax bill cutting state payments to cities and counties advances at the Capitol.


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GOP-Backed Tax Bill Passes House Committee

A House panel has passed a Republican-backed tax bill that would cut income taxes for Minnesotans, but could lead to property tax increases.


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Minn. House Panel Presses To Hash Out Tax Bill

A House panel is working in marathon mode to try to finalize a tax bill.