Republican Greg Davids of Preston thinks the House Taxes Committee would reject any state tax increase to fund a new Vikings stadium. Davids says -- while the Vikings are important to the state -- voters don't want any tax raised.
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Ramsey County panel: No public vote on stadium sales tax
The Ramsey County Charter Commission voted late Tuesday to reject a countywide vote on a proposed half-cent sales tax that would help build a new home for the team. The move went against the wishes of many county residents, but leaders say it would have held up the project and raised its price tag.
Foes outnumber fans at public hearing on Vikings stadium sales tax
Most Ramsey County residents told the charter commission they want to be able to vote on a plan that would raise their sales taxes to fund a new Vikings stadium. Such a vote could be a big obstacle for stadium supporters.
GOP lawmakers looking to slash business property taxes
The proposal would cut taxes by about 30 percent over the next six to 12 years. The House Taxes Committee Chairman Greg Davids told the Pioneer Press it would be the "bigger job creator." DFL Gov. Mark Dayton hasn't ruled out the Republican plan, but doesn't know how they plan to pay for the tax cut.
Republican lawmaker says he's open to Internet sales tax
Rep. Greg Davids, chairman of the House Taxes Committee, says the current policy is hurting Minnesota businesses, which often watch customers come in to browse but then leave to order goods online and get out of paying taxes.
Most oppose tax at stadium hearing in Ramsey County
The county's charter commission is holding the first of two public hearings on whether voters should get to approve a sales tax for the stadium.
Stadium in limbo but funding source forges ahead at Capitol
The House Taxes Committee will consider whether to authorize electronic pull tabs and bingo. Many supporters of a new Vikings stadium see taxes on those games as the best way to raise state money for a stadium. Meanwhile, the stadium bill's rejection by a House committee has revived talk of other potential sites and of a special session.
Dayton vetoes tax bill
Gov. Mark Dayton quickly vetoed Friday a Republican-backed tax bill that cleared the Legislature Thursday night, saying the measure irresponsibly added to the deficit in future years, Politics in Minnesota says. Dayton rejected notions that the veto would hurt the chances of Monday's Vikings stadium vote.
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