Tag: Legislature

MN Legislature Approves Tax Relief for Small Businesses and Farmers

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/23/20) St. Paul, MN — Along with a nearly $2 billion dollar bonding bill, the Minnesota Legislature was also able to pass a tax relief bill during their special session last week. Included in that bill is a tax break that will specifically benefit farmers and small business owners by allowing…
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October 23, 2020 0

Legislature Approves Bonding Bill in 5th Special Session

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/19/20) St. Paul, MN — It took five special sessions, but last week the Minnesota State Legislature was finally able to pass a bonding bill with bipartisan support. The bill, which totals over $1.9 billion, will be used to pay for hundreds infrastructure improvement projects around the state including roads and…
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October 19, 2020 0

5th Special Session underway

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/13/20) (St. Paul, MN) — Governor Tim Walz called State Legislators back to the Capitol on Monday for a 5th Special Session to extend his COVID-19 emergency powers. Speaker Melissa Hortman says it’s important to uphold the Governor’s peacetime emergency. Speaker Hortman says the House will consider a jobs and local…
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October 13, 2020 0