Dayton plan puts $1.2 billion surplus toward more tax cuts, bigger reserves
ST. PAUL - A bigger tax cut and depositing more money in the state budget reserves are Gov. Mark Dayton's priorities in how to deal with a $1.2 billion surplus.
The Democratic governor this morning announced he wants $616 million in tax cuts, a figure that includes $500 million the House is expected to approve later today. He also would spend $162 million more than is included in a $39 billion, two-year budget approved last year.
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