Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells The Associated Press he's '99.8 percent certain' he'll abandon a bid to broaden the state sales tax to service transactions, a key revenue element of his proposed budget but also one that provoked protest from the business community.
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton hasn't decided whether to keep a proposed sales tax expansion intact but says he expects to announce a revised budget early next week. Dayton said Wednesday that he's consulting with senior administration officials about how to reconfigure his rec…
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 t…
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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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.
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.