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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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