STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Today's question: tax the rich or the really rich?
The highlight race in today's primary election features one major question: How rich does a Minnesotan need to be before the state raises taxes?
Former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads recent polls fo... Posted on 8/9/10 at 7:01 PM
Governor candidates tell voters they want to improve education, expand health care, create jobs and do a myriad of other things. The trouble is, nearly everything they want depends on money, and Minnesota is hurting in that area.
If they are Democrats, they must be talking about jobs.
Creating jobs traditionally is a key Democratic-Farmer-Laborite campaign issue, and the 2010 governors’ primary race is no exception. The three major candidates – Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Matt Entenza and Mark Dayton – all want to fund public works projects and take other steps to increase jobs, but there are differences.
By Don Davis, State Capitol Bureau
, July 21, 2010
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