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Senate Taxes Committee Chairman Rod Skoe of Clearbrook listens during a meeting at the state Capitol on Monday. (Danielle Killey/Forum News Service)

Job and tax proposals could benefit rural Minnesota

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ST. PAUL - Rural Minnesota businesses could hire more employees and afford to stay in the state with some extra state help, some lawmakers say.


Minnesota legislators have introduced plans to create an internship program, offer special business tax credits and pay for some employee training in greater Minnesota, all aimed at strengthening the rural economy.

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