Gov. Mark Dayton has told Minnesota business leaders to expect his revised budget plan to call for $1.8 billion in new state taxes, largely by raising rates on the highest earners.
A second attempt by Minnesota Republicans to craft a tax-cut bill has met the same fate as the first.
A Minnesota filmmaker who pleaded guilty to defrauding the state in a scheme to misuse tax credits aimed at bringing movie makers to Iowa has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The simmering debate at Minnesota’s Capitol over the balance between providing government services and encouraging economic growth flared in the Senate on Tuesday, as Republicans passed a tax bill they said would make the state a better place to do business.
The Republican chairwoman of the state Senate Taxes Committee says she views tax breaks as state spending and says they should be reviewed to see if they should stay on the books.