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August 12, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did not take reporters long Friday to figure out that Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
August 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
July 15, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in a month, but the governor and key legislators are not quite ready to promise that. After meeting two hours in private, Democratic Gov. Mark...
July 15, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 8, 2016
Letter: Middle class tax relief dead due to Dayton's veto
Legislation that would have positively impacted hundreds of thousands of middle-class Minnesotans has been vetoed by Governor Dayton, despite overwhelming bipartisan legislative support. I was disappointed that the governor broke his word and vetoed most bipartisan tax bill in 30...
June 8, 2016 - 9:57pm
June 7, 2016
Dayton: We can't agree on anything
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything' By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning expressed hope that he would be able to call a special legislative session to finish work Minnesota lawmakers failed to accomplish as their regular session ended...
June 7, 2016 - 11:47am
June 6, 2016
Future looks dim for tax cuts
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 9:15pm
June 5, 2016
Small bingo hall request could derail Minnesota's $300 million tax bill
ST. PAUL — Chris Shorba spent years trying to get the Minnesota Legislature to pass a tax break for charitable bingo halls like St. Cloud’s Bingo Emporium. This year lawmakers finally did. That’s where everything went wrong. The problem wasn’t in the tax break itself, which...
June 5, 2016 - 9:07pm
June 3, 2016
Dayton set for pocket veto of tax bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will not sign tax legislation containing a $101 million error. The result is that short of a last-minute change of heart by a top Minnesota politician, tax cuts affecting people across the state will not become law. If the governor does...
June 3, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 31, 2016
Letter: Middle class tax relief on its way to governor's desk
With a $900 million budget surplus to address, lawmakers knew they would have many important issues to deal with during the 2016 session. During the final days, they decided to send a good portion of that money back to those who created the surplus in the first place. The bill, approved...
May 31, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 20, 2016
As deadline looms closer, Dayton says tax and budget deal are not done
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers appear ready to cut Minnesotans’ taxes nearly $260 million before they leave for the year Monday, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he will veto the plan if he does not get provisions he wants in a spending bill. Legislative leaders announced the tax relief...
May 20, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 16, 2016
Dayton offers to drop gas tax increase
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton Monday offered two transportation funding plans that he called compromises, and both contained higher tab fees....
May 16, 2016 - 12:11pm
May 8, 2016
Trump says he’s open to raising taxes on wealthy Americans
WASHINGTON — U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Sunday he was open to raising taxes on the rich, backing off his prior...
May 8, 2016 - 7:55pm
April 5, 2016
Legislative talk turns to taxes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are more than a third of the way through their 2016 session and just beginning to talk about taxes, always one of the Capitol’s big issues. Senators Tuesday began digging into a Gov. Mark Dayton plan that centers on cutting taxes for up to 126,000...
April 5, 2016 - 7:45pm
January 20, 2016
AARP providing tax help locally
WORTHINGTON — AARP volunteers will once again provide free tax service and electronic filing of tax returns locally at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th St. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays in February; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and 9 to 11...
January 20, 2016 - 9:39pm
December 22, 2015
Column: Congress removes lumps of coal from taxpayers' stockings
WASHINGTON — For many Americans, the IRS is like the Grinch who stole Christmas. Nothing spoils the spirit of the season like a reminder that Tax Day is little more than three months away. Although no one relishes the idea of paying taxes, for many Americans the rub lies with the...
December 22, 2015 - 7:41pm
December 8, 2015
Bouncer found guilty of filing false tax forms for himself, others
MINNEAPOLIS — A nightclub bouncer has been found guilty by a federal jury of filing fraudulent tax forms for himself and several dozen other people John Hunter Sr., 46, was found guilty of in a four-day trial of conspiracy to defraud the United States, false claims and aggravated...
December 8, 2015 - 9:32pm