Pressure comes ahead of House and Senate votes, expected soon.
Updated: May 01, 2013, - 08:56 PM
The DFL-led proposal would lower the sales tax rate to 6 percent from 6.875. But the state would broaden the sales tax to include a first-ever tax on clothing, auto repair, dating services and haircuts.
Updated: April 29, 2013, - 10:25 PM
The governor says he will reject any plan that raises overall taxes on the middle class.
Updated: April 29, 2013, - 06:08 AM
The $2.6 billion tax measurem approved on a 69-64 vote, raises taxes on smokers and drinkers to balance the budget. The Senate continues to debate a significantly different tax plan.
Updated: April 25, 2013, - 06:24 AM
Senate plan breaks with Dayton and looks to also target tobacco, clothing, not alcohol.
Updated: April 24, 2013, - 12:04 PM
Brewer says a higher tax would hit hard; legislators say it’ll barely be felt.
Updated: April 20, 2013, - 10:50 PM
In DFL plan, money raised from the wealthy, smokers and drinkers is used to repay schools, for property tax relief...
Updated: April 20, 2013, - 10:49 PM
Rally in sleet and cold aims to persuade undecided legislators.
Updated: April 18, 2013, - 09:55 PM
Baxter International is seeking subsidies for $300 million renovation in Brooklyn Park.
Updated: April 17, 2013, - 05:40 AM