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Effort Afoot for Repeat Minnesota Governor Run by Emmer

Some Republicans are pining for a repeat campaign for Minnesota governor by former state Rep. Tom Emmer. A new draft effort surfaced last week to get the GOP's 2010 nominee to seek a 2014 rematch with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.

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Dayton’s $500 Tax Rebate Plan Proves Hard Sell

The up-to-$500 tax rebate every Minnesota homeowner would get under Gov. Mark Dayton's budget is provoking a sharp legislative debate over the best route for property tax relief.

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Dayton Offers List of Services to be Taxed

More details are coming from Gov. Mark Dayton's administration about his proposed sales tax expansion. The Revenue Department late Thursday presented its most detailed look yet at services that would fall under the tax.

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Dayton Promises List of Services to be Taxed

Governor Mark Dayton says it will take a "very compelling case" to win exemptions from his plan to subject more items and services to the sales tax.

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Senator Pederson Found Some Common Ground in Dayton’s Budget [AUDIO]

Republican State Senator John Pederson of St. Cloud is critical of Governor Mark Dayton's budget proposal because it increases spending over the next biennium. However, Pederson says he found some things in Dayton's budget proposal that he could support.

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O’Driscoll: Miffed with Governor’s Budget [AUDIO]

Governor Mark Dayton wants several changes to the state's tax code. Representative Tim O'Driscoll of Sartell says he's not thrilled with the Governor's plan.

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Dayton’s Budget: $2.1 Billion in Added Taxes

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton hopes to raise $2.1 billion more in state taxes, partly by subjecting more items to the sales tax in a tradeoff for a lowered rate. The Democrat's proposal Tuesday covers the waterfront in taxes.

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Dayton Bid for Minnesota Tax Overhaul is No Easy Sell

Minnesota's tax code brims with contradictions, carve-outs and just plain confusion. At least that's how governor after governor has viewed it as he's tried to convince the Legislature and the public that the system is ripe for a remake.

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Dayton Plans February 6th State of State Address

Gov. Mark Dayton is planning to deliver his State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature on Feb. 6. Dayton requested the date from legislative leaders on Wednesday.

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Dayton Released from Mayo After Back Surgery

Gov. Mark Dayton has checked out of Mayo Clinic in Rochester and is headed home for a few weeks of recuperation from back surgery. Spokeswoman Katharine Tinucci says the governor was released Tuesday morning.

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