Items Tagged ‘proposal’

April 16, 2013

House Dems eye alcohol tax bump

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

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 […]

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Tags: alcohol, Minnesota Legislature, MPR, proposal, state budget, tax increase


March 7, 2013

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

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

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


February 18, 2013

Failure to pass DMC proposal might limit Mayo Clinic growth

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

As the $6 billion Destination Medical Center proposal winds its way through the state Legislature, some have wondered what its failure could mean for Mayo Clinic’s presence in Rochester. Failure would have a dampening effect on future investment here, a clinic spokesman said. “It could slow the growth here or limit the growth. We’re not […]

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Tags: destination medical center, future investment, growth, Karl W. Oestreich, Post Bulletin, proposal, state legislature


February 1, 2013

Mayo vies for public money for Minnesota expansion

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The Mayo Clinic, Minnesota’s largest private employer, pressed state lawmakers Wednesday to commit more than $500 million toward an ambitious development project tied to the renowned medical center in Rochester. The proposal outlined by Mayo officials includes projections that the publicly aided expansion will lead to as many as 45,000 new jobs around the state during the next 20 years and leverage […]

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Tags: destination medical center, development project, new jobs, proposal, public aid, Yahoo! News


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