April 16th, 2013

House Dems eye alcohol tax bump

By Logan Lafferty

A tax increase on alcohol has been added to the list of ways Minnesota House Democrats are proposing to help balance the state's budget and spend more money for schools…The plan also provides property tax relief for 520,000 homeowners, increases the tax break for renters and gives manufacturers a sales tax break for capital equipment purchases. It also helps pay for improvements in Rochester to handle a proposed Mayo Clinic expansion, for a Mall of America expansion and a tax break for 3M.

Additional Coverage: KMSP, KARE 11, Pioneer Press, Star Tribune, MinnPost, Grand Forks Herald

 

MPR by Tom Scheck

Tags: alcohol, Alcohol and Tobacco, Finanical, Government Relations, Minnesota Legislature, MPR, proposal, state budget, tax increase

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