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Continued: DFL legislative leaders lay out session agenda

  • Article by: BAIRD HELGESON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 31, 2013 - 6:15 PM

Thissen said lawmakers took a big step to cutting property taxes for farmers, which should reduce or eliminate the sting from the repairs tax.

Democrats contend that property taxes soared due to massive cuts in state aid to cities and counties during the eight years of GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty. “I am pretty proud of the fact that we bent the curve on property taxes,” Bakk said.

 

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