State senator steps up and shows the way

  • Article by: LORI STURDEVANT , Star Tribune
  • Updated: March 15, 2009 - 9:16 AM

It's good to see Ann Rest once again engaged in tax policy, an area of expertise.

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peanutmanMar. 15, 0910:25 AM

more forward-thinking representatives like Rest in our legislative body.

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woodman5Mar. 15, 0910:49 AM

strudevant has never found a democrap that she disagrees with. I guess that is why she is a "journalist" she could not find a real job in the real world.Rest feels that her education should support any tax increase yet NEVER finds a avenue for spending less. Right up struevants alley

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smithdeweyMar. 15, 0911:26 AM

Good to see some thoughtful, out-of-the-political-box thinking by someone who is obviously qualified to put together a plan in this area.

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chrondogMar. 15, 0911:58 AM

increased taxes on clothes, accounting and legal services have all been tried before and defeated. This bill deserves that same. What ever gimmicks are included can be taken away later.

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ranger1873Mar. 15, 0912:34 PM

...had this newspaper thought that way about John McCain, it would have been nice.

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hfnorthMar. 15, 0912:35 PM

and I'll just purchase them on-line from a retailer that has no stores in MN. That will result in no sales tax to me, and more people at Macy's and The Gap will be unemployed.

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hfnorthMar. 15, 0912:35 PM

and I'll just purchase them on-line from a retailer that has no stores in MN. That will result in no sales tax to me, and more people at Macy's and The Gap will be unemployed.

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hfnorthMar. 15, 0912:35 PM

and I'll just purchase them on-line from a retailer that has no stores in MN. That will result in no sales tax to me, and more people at Macy's and The Gap will be unemployed.

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minn456Mar. 15, 0912:55 PM

Typical DFL ideas, raise taxes and spend more. That won't help our budget problems.

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johnelMar. 15, 09 1:14 PM

If you buy your clothes out of Minnesota but use them in Minnesota, you still owe the sales tax. We call it a sales tax - but in reality it is a sales and use tax.

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