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From the editorial: "There’s a lack of political checks and balances in Minnesota right now that’s far from ideal."
The final piece, released Tuesday, Jan. 24, includes what the governor touted as the biggest tax cut in Minnesota history.
The first phase of the project would be a 50-unit building for seniors aged 55 and older.
Taxpayers have until Tuesday, April 18, to file and pay their state and federal income taxes.

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The bill brings Minnesota’s tax code into alignment with the federal code, which underwent several changes in recent years as Congress passed pandemic-relief bills.
Paid family and medical leave is a top priority for Democratic lawmakers in the 2023 legislative session.
During the pandemic, federal programs affected tax status for people with student loans as well as the hospitality industry.
The company plans to build a 75,000-square-foot facility at 2233 34th Ave. West in Alexandria to support its operations of building automated packaging machines.
The reality of DFL control of state government became immediately apparent after Election Day, but what exactly can we expect lawmakers and the governor to do in the coming months?

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During the height of COVID, proceeds from a 3% tax collected from guests staying at local lodging facilities dropped 31% in 2020.
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This year the preliminary budget had to be greatly reduced and we worked closely with the department leaders to figure out where they could cut.

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