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MN Legislature inches toward passing millions in tax cuts

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers edged closer to passing millions of dollars in tax cuts today.

The Senate Taxes Committee passed a bill this morning chopping taxes $432 million, giving lawmakers a chance to pass the measure by day's end.


"There are a lot of positives here," Mike Hickey of the National Federation of Independent Business said before committee members approved the tax bill on a voice vote.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.