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Senate tax bill on hold for a day

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Tax cuts may come to those who wait.
Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Senate tax bill on hold for a day

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Tax cuts may come to those who wait.
Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and …continue reading on dglobe.com

North Dakota Senate revamping income tax cut package

March 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A package of North Dakota income tax cuts is being overhauled in the state Senate. Continue Reading

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More money in your wallet

December 24, 2010 in INFORUM

Social Security tax dips in 2011

Workers will see a slight increase in their take-home pay after Jan. 1.
That is when Social Security payroll taxes will drop from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent in 2011. Continue Reading

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First priority is to jump-start economy; then tackle deficit

December 21, 2010 in INFORUM

As 2010 draws to a close, many families across America are reflecting on a tough year economically.

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Stocks set to rise after Obama extends tax cuts

December 20, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

All three major indexes are set to rise today after President Barack Obama signed a $858 billion package Friday renewing tax cuts for another two years and extending expiring unemployment benefits through next year. Continue Reading

Senate to vote on extending Bush tax cuts

December 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Senate is poised today to pass legislation that would spare taxpayers at every income level from a significant rate increase.
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Other Views: South Dakota Editorial Roundup

December 10, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Proposed cut to education funding is just too much
Funding for K-12 public education shouldn’t be seen as untouchable, but it does deserve special consideration when compared with other state-funded services.
So it’s disappointing to see the final budget proposal of Gov. Mike Rounds’ administration fail to acknowledge that distinction. Continue Reading

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Deal to extend Bush-era tax cuts in place

December 6, 2010 in INFORUM

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama announced a deal with Republicans on Monday to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest American households, retreating on a campaign promise and infuriating Democrats in Congress and liberals across the country. Continue Reading

As politicians tussle, our tax bills are poised to spike

September 16, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

WASHINGTON Here’s some pressure for lawmakers: If they don’t reach agreement on extending soon-to-expire Bush-era tax cuts, nearly all their constituents back home will get big tax increases.
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