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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 13, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags on until May, especially when the issue is taxes, like the legislation Gov. Mark Dayton signed Friday, Jan. 13. And a couple other issues are...
January 13, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 11, 2017
Letter: Tax relief could soon be on its way
The Minnesota House of Representatives has taken the first step toward providing tens of thousands of Minnesotans with tax relief by recently approving a tax conformity proposal. I supported the measure. Tax season is here, and it’s critical that Minnesotans are given every opportunity...
January 11, 2017 - 10:56pm
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
January 2, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
ST. PAUL -- 2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building.But the sparkle dimmed as clouds moved in Sunday, followed by a dreary, wintry Monday for most Minnesotans.Was that a forecast of things to come in the 2017 state...
January 2, 2017 - 9:03pm
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
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 9, 2016
Council to host budget hearing Monday
WORTHINGTON — The city’s total net levy in the proposed 2017 budget sits at $3,675,697, which represents a 6.8 percent increase over last year’s levy. The Worthington City Council will vote to approve the final budget during Monday’s meeting. Prior to approving the budget,...
December 9, 2016 - 9:51pm
Budget cutting leads to 2.98 percent levy increase in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — After setting a not-to-exceed levy of 5.89 percent in September, Nobles County commissioners serving with administration officials...
December 9, 2016 - 9:18pm
December 8, 2016
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
As the GOP's legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss a December special session, the debate seems to center around whether a special session will provide a political advantage to one party or the other or whether legislators and the governor should do their job and complete...
December 8, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 3, 2016
Letter: Tax loopholes for the wealthy set up by Congress
By Leroy Vetsch, Brewster Donald Trump used a tax loophole in the IRS tax code to avoid paying taxes for many years. Guess what? Hillary Clinton avoided paying tax on her capital gains loss, which was only $700,000, back in 2015. You may say that wasn’t as big as Trump’s. Well,...
October 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
September 28, 2016
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
ST. PAUL -- A conservative group says Minnesota's taxes are the 46th most competitive in the country. The Tax Foundation reported on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that when considering corporate, individual income, sales, property and unemployment insurance taxes, Minnesota finished near the...
September 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
September 21, 2016
Staff talks to reset special session hopes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22, legislative and executive branch staff members gather to discuss bringing legislators back this fall. The governor raised the possibility of resurrecting...
September 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
September 7, 2016
Letter: Tax form 1040 needs changing
By J. Peter Boecker, Adrian According to the interview of Hillary Clinton by Charlie Rose, the Democratic presidential candidate would impose a surcharge on the rich and no tax increase on the middle class. Also in the interview, it was stated that 51 percent of Americans are in...
September 7, 2016 - 9:36pm
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