MINN. POLITICS: Pawlenty hits Bemidji as 'government town,' attacks LGA
Published 01/29/2010, State Capitol Bureau
The Republican governor, often attacked by Democrats for forcing up property taxes, called Bemidji “a government town in a lot of respects.” He said the city’s tax levy rose $2.4 million in 2009, but state aid fell just $189.Word count: 807
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