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Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
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Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans working in Wisconsin to get credit
ST. PAUL—Taxpayers will give 24,000 fellow Minnesota residents $8 million for working in Wisconsin. A new law provides Minnesotans tax...
August 25, 2017 - 1:37pm
June 30, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Sweet tweet makes sugar producers happy
ST. PAUL — It was not his best-known tweet, but a short Thursday, June 29, message from President Donald Trump was sweet to American sugar...
June 30, 2017 - 3:15pm
Seniors say even small Social Security tax savings worthwhile
ST. PAUL — Emmy Treichal says $201 more a year would mean a lot to her. "I would save it," the 89-year-old St. Paul resident said. "I always...
June 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Heading south: Estate tax may be one factor in Minnesotans' moves
ST. PAUL—Mark Sellner sat in Sarasota Springs, Fla., where it was 91 degrees and partly cloudy, with 56 percent humidity. There was a zero...
June 30, 2017 - 10:32am
April 28, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Peterson wants to stay in Congress; Nolan still thinking
ST. PAUL — Collin Peterson is running for U.S. House again, but Rick Nolan is waiting to decide whether to make a re-election or governor...
April 28, 2017 - 12:55pm
April 3, 2017
3 Minnesota tax plans have $1 billion differential
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans have time to lobby state leaders about wildly varying tax cuts proposals. State senators on Monday, April 3, approved...
April 3, 2017 - 7:01pm
March 22, 2017
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans would get tax breaks for repaying college loans, owning farmland being taxed for new schools and paying childcare...
March 22, 2017 - 5:50pm
February 25, 2017
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
ST. PAUL—Cigarette smoke seems to be a constant presence in Cayanne Korder's life. The Red Wing High School sophomore does not smoke herself,...
February 25, 2017 - 9:41am
January 17, 2017
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House Taxes Committee chairman is tired of dealing with Wisconsin about income taxes. So Chairman Greg Davids, R-Preston, drew up a provision he plans to insert into his tax bill this year that would reimburse Minnesotans who pay higher taxes working in Wisconsin...
January 17, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL -- A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his plan calls for $230 million in a variety of tax cuts and $70 million in new spending for things such as increased state aid to local governments....
January 5, 2017 - 9:15pm
December 29, 2016
2017 Minnesota tax bill to start with popular, but failed, 2016 version
ST. PAUL -- Wildly popular 2016 Minnesota tax legislation would have cut farmland property taxes, increased state aid to local governments, handed tax breaks to a spouse of a disabled military veteran, reduced state property taxes and made dozens of other tax-related changes.But even...
December 29, 2016 - 9:36am
October 27, 2016
Dayton offers 25 percent health insurance premium reduction proposal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who buy individual health insurance policies would get either state or federal aid to deal with soaring premiums under a plan Gov. Mark Dayton offered Thursday, Oct. 27. Dayton announced a proposal that would reduce premiums 25 percent for 123,000 Minnesotans...
October 27, 2016 - 9:02pm
October 24, 2016
Column: Governor plays politics, Minnesotans need balanced solutions and leadership
PRESTON -- Ever since Governor Dayton's Commerce Department announced the 50-67 percent increases for next year's individual health rates, Minnesotans have been contacting our offices, concerned about what it means for their families. They're scared that they won't be able to afford...
October 24, 2016 - 10:50pm
July 16, 2014
Column: MNsure report ignores key facts
PRESTON — Recently, Gov. Mark Dayton and Democrats in control of the state legislature touted a preliminary report from the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) that purports to show a significant drop in the number of Minnesotans without...
July 16, 2014 - 8:46pm