Senate Democrats propose taxing clothing ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers now have three distinct tax proposals to consider with release of a Senate Democratic plan that includes an income tax hike, sales tax changes and property tax relief.
Coalition’s plan includes tax credits for businesses
ST. PAUL — Businesses outside of the Twin Cities need a boost, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities said, and the group is asking legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton to provide help.
Councilmen send abatement proposal back to committee
WORTHINGTON — Worthington City Council members decided Monday night to redirect the Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee to explore other alternatives pertaining to construction of single-family dwellings.
County tables action to give idea more thought
WORTHINGTON — After meeting with city and school board officials and having several discussions during board meetings, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday decided once again to delay a decision on an economic development proposal hoped to increase new home construction.
WORTHINGTON — The 15-county Fifth Judicial District in southwest Minnesota has been awarded a $350,000 grant over the course of the next three years to establish a drug court in Nobles, Rock, Cottonwood, Pipestone and Murray counties. These are the only counties in the district not yet served by a drug court.
Proposal to turn elevator into climbing center to go before city council Monday
WORTHINGTON — The land that Worthington inhabits is about as flat as flat can be — nary a significant hill, let alone a mountain, to be found.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting grant funding proposals from eligible and well-established national organizations interested in providing training, guidance, counseling, mentoring and procurement assistance to small businesses in teaming arrangements under its new Small Business Teaming Pilot program.
ST. PAUL — It is fourth and long for a new Vikings stadium, and on Monday legislative quarterbacks dropped back for a last-minute hail Mary pass.
The defense is strong: The governor does not like new taxes included in a proposal released Monday, the Vikings have serious concerns and time is running out.
ST. PAUL — The Senate leader’s proposal to abolish two state departments and trim another, while also cutting the number of political appointees throughout state government, met opposition from within his own party.
WORTHINGTON — The city will soon solicit a request for proposals from developers for its combination events center and hotel complex.
The council heard Monday from Steve Sherf, president of Hospitality Consulting Group Inc., who reviewed his research on the feasibility of such a complex.
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