One problem, Talking Points Memo points out: Taxes under Reagan were generally higher than they are today.
Winter storm warning for Twin Cities: 6+ inches possible
The heaviest snow could move through the Twin Cities.
Carver man charged after standoff with police in Prior Lake
The man had been fleeing from police when he allegedly broke into a home and the standoff ensued.
41-year-old Sherburne County man killed after crashing car into ditch
The crash occurred Sunday night in Palmer Township.
Around 200 rescued after ice breaks free on Upper Red Lake
Red Lake — both Upper and Lower — is the largest freshwater lake in the state.
Northern Minnesota man gets 48 years in prison for murder of ex-girlfriend
The man pleaded guilty to the murder last month.
Gallery: Restaurant with revolving sushi bar opens at Mall of America
The Kura experience has arrived in Minnesota.
St. Paul featured on Hallmark Channel's 'Christmas Cam' livestream
Downtown's dazzling display can be viewed from anywhere in the world.
Charges: Drunk driver almost struck Bemidji parade spectators
The man told police he was trying to attend the parade himself.
Charges: Man fatally shot ex's new partner as he dined at Bloomington restaurant
Criminal charges filed Monday detail an alleged motive in the shooting.
Metallica to perform 2 nights in Minneapolis on 2023-24 World Tour
The heavy metal rock band returns to the state for the first time since 2018.
Bachmann on taxes: 'Everyone should pay something'
Bachmann says when it comes to the tax code, 'everyone should pay something…even if it's a dollar.' Bachmann also reiterated her calls to repeal a health care plan pushed under President Obama and tighter regulations on the financial industry.
Bachmann says staff departures were part of 'our plan all along'
Her pollster and a top adviser became the most recent staffers to leave, which is leading some analysts to wonder whether she's running low on cash. Not the case, says Bachmann. She says they were just on short-term assignments to help out during the busy summer season.
Property tax statements bring new round of political acrimony
DFL lawmakers say higher property tax bills appearing in mailboxes show that Republicans were not honest when they claimed to have balanced the state's budget without raising taxes. But the current political clamor over taxes is likely just a warm-up for next year, which happens to be an election year.
Minnesota tax collections below January forecast
Minnesota Management and Budget reports general fund revenues were $107 million less than projected last month. Gov. Mark Dayton and legislators will get an update on the state's budget forecast February 29. The forecast in December showed Minnesota had an $876 million surplus.
Republicans say property tax relief will be 'top-tier priority' in next session
A bill from the chairman of the House Taxes Committee would grant larger tax refunds to homeowners whose property tax bills are soaring. The bill would also slash taxes for all businesses. But the top House Democrat on property taxes says Republicans missed a chance to cut property taxes earlier this year.
Obama administration proposes Christmas tree tax
Minnesota tree growers may soon have to cough up 15-cents per tree under a new proposal from the Obama administration. The new tax would fund the Christmas Tree Promotion Board -- a group of tree growers who want to promote real trees instead of artificial ones.
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