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MSBA supports Gov. Dayton’s tax reduction plan for Minnesota farmers with the goal of helping our school boards and school districts

Gov. Mark Dayton rolled out his 2017 tax plan Thursday during a press conference in St. Paul, offering $300 million in tax cuts. One part of Gov. Dayton’s plan is to provide property-tax relief for Minnesota farmers. Gov. Dayton is … Continue reading

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Lack of special session means 2017 Legislature must address unresolved issues

Hope for a special legislative session — before the new Legislature convenes on January 3 — blew up in a short public meeting Friday as Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt pointed fingers at each other for the … Continue reading

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Session Daily: After Monday’s tax veto, focus shifts to resurrecting nearly $1 billion bonding bill

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz Now that the omnibus tax bill is off the table because of Gov. Mark Dayton’s pocket veto Monday, leverage for calling a special session seems to be moving toward resurrecting the capital investment … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton pocket-vetoes tax bill — what’s next?

As of yesterday at midnight, Gov. Mark Dayton’s pocket veto on the tax bill took effect. By not taking action, the governor is letting the measure expire — abruptly vetoing the entire tax bill. The most important provision in the bill … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Omnibus tax bill wins overwhelming House support

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz The first of this session’s major spending bills was passed off the House Floor 123-10 early Sunday afternoon. First passed off the floor last year with a $2 billion price tag, the omnibus … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate OKs Omnibus Tax Bill

The Minnesota Senate approved the Omnibus Tax Bill (HF 3931) Wednesday on a 37-30 vote. All Republican senators and two Democrats voted against the bill, citing the burden it would place on struggling workers and businesses. Here are the two education-related … Continue reading

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