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Senate Passes Tax Plan It'll Take To Negotiations With House

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Senate has adopted a tax plan that could put a dent in property taxes for homeowners, farmers and businesses — except for railroad companies. 126 more words


Senate Rejects Bid To Deny Public Assistance To Super Bowl

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota senators won’t pull back from public assistance offerings for the 2018 Super Bowl in Minnesota.

In a pair of votes Monday, the Senate rejected attempts to bar use of public dollars toward football’s premier event and to repeal a sales tax exemption on Super Bowl tickets. 98 more words


Legislators Rally Around Farmers Hit By Bird Flu In Budget

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to send more help to turkey farmers and the state as they fight a deadly bird flu outbreak. 127 more words


Schools, Families Decry House & Senate Education Budgets

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Schools and families are joining Minnesota’s governor to say House and Senate education budget proposals are too small.

Both the GOP-led House and DFL-controlled Senate would increase education spending. 117 more words


In Tax Plans, Small Stuff Aims For Big Impact On Health

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some smaller measures in tax plans on the table in Minnesota’s budget discussion aim to make a big impact on public health and child safety. 122 more words


GOP Senators Grill Commissioner Over MNsure, Nonprofit Woes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Senate Republicans are putting pressure on one of Gov. Mark Dayton’s commissioners.

Mike Rothman has served as commissioner of the Department of Commerce since 2011. 128 more words


Final Bid Coming In Minnesota's Education Funding Debate

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State lawmakers will soon draw the final line in Minnesota’s education funding debate.

The Senate was slated to take up its education budget Wednesday. 116 more words