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Poll Finds Support for Some of Dayton’s Tax Proposals

A new poll says a narrow majority of Minnesotans favors Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise taxes on the state's top earners. The poll also finds support for imposing sales tax on clothing items above $100. But there's strong resistance to Dayton's proposal to extend the sales tax to business services.

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Governor Mark Dayton
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Dayton Makes No Promises About Tax Plan Changes

Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota taxpayers will benefit from a smaller-than-expected budget deficit, but don't expect drastic changes to his tax plan. State budget officials announced Thursday that lawmakers will need to tackle a $627 million budget deficit for the next biennium.

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Budget Numbers to be Released Tomorrow

Minnesota's budget debate kicks into a higher gear on Thursday when state finance officials set the parameters for a process that must conclude by mid-May.

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Businesses Wary of Increasing Minimum Wage [AUDIO]

Minimum wage increases could make the cost of doing business even tougher in Minnesota.

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WJON News On Demand: Saturday, 2/23/13

Here's today's WJON News headlines:
National biathlon event begins at Camp Ripley
2013 St. Cloud Boat Show is underdway at Rivers Edge Convention Center
Deadline to remove fish houses is fast approaching
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Dayton Signs Bill Giving State Employees Raise

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill giving tens of thousands of state employees a 2 percent raise. Dayton signed the bill on Tuesday. It earlier passed both the House and Senate, both controlled by Democrats.

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Governor Mark Dayton
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Dayton Signs Law Broadening Medicaid in Minnesota

Minnesota has accepted a federal offer to put more low-income people on a state-fashioned Medicaid program with the costs falling to the federal government. Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday signed a bill authorizing the expansion that affects more than 35,000 people.

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Dayton Administration Puts Finer Point on Tax Plan

Gov. Mark Dayton's administration is striking back against perceptions that his proposed sales tax expansion would put Minnesota business at a disadvantage when bidding for service contracts in other states.

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Dayton Offers Stronger Support for Mayo Expansion

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is expressing his strongest support yet for an expansion of the famed Mayo Clinic that depends on the state aiding with related development costs. Dayton told a group of veteran Democrats at a luncheon Monday that he sees room for negotiation on what a public contribution would be.

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Dayton: Tax Cuts Caused Minnesota Economic Problems

Gov. Mark Dayton says in his State of the State speech that past state income tax cuts are partly to blame for chronic budget problems in Minnesota and that political leaders cannot afford to keep delaying difficult tax and spending decisions.

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