Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic bill’

March 14, 2013

Mayo Clinic bill runs into unfriendly territory

By Logan Lafferty

The Mayo Clinic’s multibillion-dollar expansion, which relies on a hefty dose of state funding, has its supporters, but one of them isn’t Ann Lenczewski. And she’s the one running the Minnesota House committee that the clinic’s plan has to get through. Rep. Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington,blasted Mayo’s request for $500 million in taxpayer funding as a “massive public subsidy” that would raise […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic bill, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, public subsidy, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, state funding, taxpayer funding

March 13, 2013

Mayo Clinic bill called ‘massive public subsidy’ by Minnesota House tax panel chair

By Logan Lafferty

The chair of the House Tax Committee blasted plans to spend more than $500 million in taxpayer funds on infrastructure projects in Rochester to support growth at the Mayo Clinic…”It’s allowing one developer to carve out the income and sales taxes in the city of Rochester for their benefit,” Lenczewski said. “That means a tax […]

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Tags: House Tax Committee, infrastructure, Mayo Clinic bill, Pioneer Press, public subsidy, taxpayer funds

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