Items Tagged ‘taxpayer money’

April 29, 2013

Mayo Clinic’s tax request may transform Rochester

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Imagine a large atrium in Rochester where people could escape the harsh reality of a Minnesota winter. Land purchases and building demolitions in the city’s downtown would clear the way for projects that fit with growth at the Mayo Clinic, the health care giant that dominates the local economy…Those are some of the infrastructure ideas […]

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Tags: destination medical center, DMC, economic development, infrastructure improvements, Pioneer Press, tax request, taxpayer money

February 7, 2013

Mayo Clinic expansion bill introduced

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

A bill that would give the Mayo Clinic $585 million in taxpayer money to develop downtown Rochester has been introduced at the Legislature…Rep. Kim Norton, DFL-Rochester, is the chief author of the House bill. She says the public subsidy is needed to support Mayo’s private spending. “It’s going to be kind of fast and furious in the […]

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Tags: downtown Rochester, MPR, private spending, public subsidy, Rep. Kim Norton, taxpayer money

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