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Gov. Dayton Turns To ‘Plan B’ Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking Minnesota’s wealthiest citizens to pay more than a billion dollars in new income taxes in order to boost state funding for schools and colleges by nearly $640 million.

03/14/2013

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Dayton Draws Minn. Tax Debate Into Sharper Focus

Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday set up the clear-cut tax debate his aides say he’s always craved, demanding that Minnesota’s best-off residents pay higher income taxes to boost spending on education and other services.

03/14/2013

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Dayton Ditches Controversial Sales Tax Plan

After weeks of widespread criticism, Governor Mark Dayton abandoned a controversial sales tax plan that included a new tax on business services.

03/08/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was

The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.

09/19/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Latest Class Warfare Speech

Obama’s latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.

07/10/2012

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Minn. Senate GOP Eyes $102M In Tax Cuts

Minnesota Senate Republicans are pressing to get rid of a business property tax by the middle of next decade and give scattered tax breaks to married couples, military veterans and investors.

03/21/2012

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Jobless Benefits Will Likely Expire For Millions

Jobless benefits will run out for 2 million people during the holiday season unless they are renewed by a Congress that’s focusing more attention on a quarrel over preserving tax cuts for people making more than $200,000 a year.

11/19/2010

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