Opinions on Gov. Dayton's tax proposal

  • By: STAR TRIBUNE STAFF
  • Updated: February 20, 2013 - 12:07 PM

Tax reform in Minnesota? Some other year, perhaps

By LORI STURDEVANT May 18, 2013, 04:06 PM

A look at the forces that gathered against an idea that seemed like its time had come.

13 Comments

Minnesota budget deal takes competitive risk

By Star Tribune Editorial May 13, 2013, 07:27 PM

The plan’s tax features are a disappointment. It raises revenue in a way that puts Minnesota’s economic competitiveness at risk.

17 Comments

Twin Cities fiscal-disparities pool gets wrong kind of attention

By Bob DeBoer May 12, 2013, 05:29 PM

Principles of ‘fiscal disparities’ do not include subsidizing Mall of America.

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Minnesota Matters

Minnesota business sales taxes in crosshairs again

By Minnesota Matters May 12, 2013, 03:50 PM

The Legislature's biennial budget endgame involves another look at business sales tax ideas that raised a ruckus at the start of the session.

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Dayton, Legislature should seize transit breakthrough

By Star Tribune Editorial May 11, 2013, 03:05 PM

Region risks being left further behind competitors.

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Minnesota Legislature should raise, reform pay

By Star Tribune Editorial May 10, 2013, 06:40 PM

Lose per diem while raising pay for state elected officials.

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Minnesota Matters

Minnesota Matters: Clothing tax won't worsen regressivity

By Minnesota Matters May 06, 2013, 01:18 PM

Adding the state sales tax to clothing won't skew the overall state tax burden toward lower-income Minnesotans.

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State Capitol repairs belong in bonding bill

By Star Tribune Editorial May 01, 2013, 08:45 PM

Popping the funding support into a tax bill in the last month of a legislative session isn’t the way to move forward.

4 Comments

Help Minnesota's child victims of sex trafficking

By Lee Roper-Batker May 01, 2013, 08:39 PM

It's the Legislature’s turn to fully fund Safe Harbor. The Women's Foundation of Minnesota is providing a $1 million incentive.

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Don't delay Minnesota's teacher evaluations

By Star Tribune Editorial April 29, 2013, 08:26 PM

There's a possibility that implementation could be delayed because of cost concerns. That shouldn’t happen.

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Mercury reduction? Minnesota's rhetoric

By Stephen J. Jay April 29, 2013, 08:09 PM

MPCA arguments notwithstanding, miners have the advantage.

2 Comments

Minnesota students need shelter before and after the bell

By Michael Munoz and Patty Phillips April 29, 2013, 11:26 AM

We must invest in housing to help them succeed with their learning.

42 Comments

Minnesota Legislature makes welcome progress on Mayo

By Star Tribune Editorial Board April 29, 2013, 10:59 AM

Legislators offer a solid subsidy plan with a richer local match.

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Will Minnesota lawmakers stomach alcohol tax?

By LORI STURDEVANT April 27, 2013, 04:58 PM

Lori Sturdevant: It’s a fascinating topic in this state, but it’s a political loser.

21 Comments

Minnesota Senate tax bill offers needed reform

By Star Tribune Editorial April 24, 2013, 08:50 PM

Expanding sales tax base would better reflect today’s economy.

25 Comments

Past Minnesota tax cuts are today's problems

By LORI STURDEVANT April 22, 2013, 08:02 PM

Lori Sturdevant: It's now an unavoidable topic.

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Minnesota Legislature can make day care safer

By Star Tribune Editorial April 22, 2013, 10:41 AM

Reforms aren’t groundbreaking, but are sensible improvements.

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Minnesota Legislature's tuition power grab

By Star Tribune Editorial April 20, 2013, 06:24 PM

Editorial: Politicians aren’t best bet to balance quality and price at U, MnSCU.

16 Comments

Minnesota lawmakers should stand firm on early education support

By Star Tribune Editorial April 20, 2013, 08:38 AM

Too often Minnesota has let early ed funding fall off the radar.

21 Comments

Minnesota Legislature's bonding opportunities

By Star Tribune Editorial April 16, 2013, 07:24 PM

The 2013 Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton should enact a big bill this year, and a smaller version in 2014.

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