LEGISLATURE ROUNDUP: Tax increase attempt? ... Vikings stadium? ... Jabs at Pawlenty ... more
Published 02/05/2010, State Capitol Bureau
Whether Democratic Minnesota senators favor passing a tax increase this year is an unanswered question. Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller of Minneapolis said Friday he agreed with those who say a tax increase will not succeed in light of Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s strong opposition. But when reporters pushed him for a firm answer, he admitted that under some circumstances, a bill raising taxes may come up.Word count: 755
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