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State projects property taxes will fall $121 million next year -- GOP leaders disagree

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Minnesotans may receive lower property tax bills next year or local officials may keep those taxes the same.

It all depends on who you ask, and neither side knows for sure.


Republicans and Democrats continued their fight over taxes Tuesday as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton announced property taxes are expected to fall 1.5 percent in 2014.

“This is reversing a decade-long trend,” Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans said.

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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.