Minnesota Legislature: GOP talks taxes, not storms

  • Article by: Lori Sturdevant , Star Tribune
  • Updated: September 9, 2013 - 5:24 PM

Republican legislators — especially those seeking higher offices — had a field day at Monday’s disaster relief special session, railing about the “man-made disaster” that new sales taxes on some business services is causing. They offered a litany of anecdotes about businesses planning to leave the state or canceling expansion plans because of those new taxes’ damage to their competitive position.

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