Lawmakers seek special session to stop warehouse tax
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota businesses are pushing the pause button on constructing new facilities, awaiting word about whether state legislators will allow a new tax to be collected.
A $20 million Red Wing Shoes distribution center is on hold "until we find out what happens," John Sachen of the company said last Thursday during a state Capitol news conference.
"We have already stopped business," said Representative Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing. "That's jobs."
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