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During legislative meetings Tuesday, they especially questioned the Dayton proposal to send a $500 property tax refund to most homeowners.


"We can guarantee people a tax increase, but can't guarantee them tax relief," Sen. Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville, told Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans.

Dayton's plan would raise taxes on the richest 2 percent of Minnesotans and add the sales tax to services and some goods now not taxed, while lowering the overall sales tax rate.

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