Items Tagged ‘Minnesota Senate’

May 1, 2013

With Mayo millions aboard, Senate passes tax bill

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The Minnesota Senate passed a tax bill late Monday that raises $1.8 billion in new revenue, expands the state’s sales tax and gives $455 million to the Mayo Clinic. But the passage didn’t come as easy as DFL leaders had expected. Minnesota Public Radio reports that the bill was initially defeated, 32-34, after which the […]

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Tags: Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota Public Radio, Minnesota Senate, state sales tax, tax bill


March 7, 2013

Total cost of Mayo Clinic’s Destination Medical Center tax plan questioned

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

A Senate committee agreed to advance the Destination Medical Center bill without recommendation Tuesday, after questions were raised about the total cost of the public funding Mayo Clinic is seeking. This marks the first hiccup in Mayo Clinic’s quest to get state help to support its $6 billion Destination Medical Center proposal. …Despite the bill’s rough […]

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Tags: destination medical center, Minnesota Senate, Post Bulletin, proposal, public funding, Sen. Dave Senjem


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