$2 Billion Tax Increase for Minnesotans

$2 Billion Tax Increase for Minnesotans

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“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#1 Mar 20, 2013
Those fun loving DFL'ers are at it again.

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Minnesota Senate DFLers propose raising taxes by $2 billion

By Megan Boldt
03/20/2013 02:32:05 PM CDT

Democrats in charge of the Minnesota Senate have announced their budget outline, which would raise taxes by about $2 billion to close the state's $627 million budget shortfall and make $1.4 billion in new investments the next two years -- half of which will go to education.

Leaders offered few details with the spending targets, including how they would generate the new revenue to pay for the new spending. But overall, the plan announced Wednesday, March 20, would increase the state's budget to $38.2 billion for fiscal years 2014-15. That's up from $35.2 billion in the current biennium.

The Senate targets include $486 million in new spending for education, with the bulk of that going to fund all-day kindergarten and buying down local school property tax levies. Another $463 million is earmarked for tax aids and credits to cities and counties.

"Our budget is built around some fairly simple priorities that I think reflect those of most Minnesotans," said Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. "Investing our kids' education is crucial to our state's future, and property tax relief can't come soon enough for Minnesota families."

Bakk said DFL Senate leaders would have details on their tax plan by mid-April, but a higher tax rate for Minnesota's top earners is likely.

The Senate plan was the last of three unveiled by DFLers in control of state government. House leaders released theirs Tuesday and Gov. Mark Dayton put out his revised plan earlier this
month.

Additional spending in the Senate plan includes $262 million in higher education and $135 million for environment and economic development.

Senate Republicans were quick to criticize the plan, arguing it proposes "job-killing tax increases" despite the struggling economy.

"We should make sure every dollar the state takes is used efficiently and effectively before we ask Minnesotans to pay more," said Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie. "The Senate DFL budget includes zero reform and zero new ideas."

http://www.twincities.com/politics/ci_2283211...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#2 Mar 20, 2013
Looks like debt & education spending....

Maybe, even you can learn to spell ???

The first item is admitting you're really dumb. Can you do it ? I know it HERTZ.....
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#3 Mar 20, 2013
I like investing.... you like whining ????

Seems like your "plan" SUCKS !!!

I thought you said to go to trade school/college, are you too stupid to anticipate COSTS ????

Oh well, back to real success...

IMMERSION 1 Year Change:+96.68%

Can any of you "smart" folks, tell me if this is good ???
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Mar 20, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
Those fun loving DFL'ers are at it again.
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Minnesota Senate DFLers propose raising taxes by $2 billion
By Megan Boldt
03/20/2013 02:32:05 PM CDT
Democrats in charge of the Minnesota Senate have announced their budget outline, which would raise taxes by about $2 billion to close the state's $627 million budget shortfall and make $1.4 billion in new investments the next two years -- half of which will go to education.
Leaders offered few details with the spending targets, including how they would generate the new revenue to pay for the new spending. But overall, the plan announced Wednesday, March 20, would increase the state's budget to $38.2 billion for fiscal years 2014-15. That's up from $35.2 billion in the current biennium.
The Senate targets include $486 million in new spending for education, with the bulk of that going to fund all-day kindergarten and buying down local school property tax levies. Another $463 million is earmarked for tax aids and credits to cities and counties.
"Our budget is built around some fairly simple priorities that I think reflect those of most Minnesotans," said Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. "Investing our kids' education is crucial to our state's future, and property tax relief can't come soon enough for Minnesota families."
Bakk said DFL Senate leaders would have details on their tax plan by mid-April, but a higher tax rate for Minnesota's top earners is likely.
The Senate plan was the last of three unveiled by DFLers in control of state government. House leaders released theirs Tuesday and Gov. Mark Dayton put out his revised plan earlier this
month.
Additional spending in the Senate plan includes $262 million in higher education and $135 million for environment and economic development.
Senate Republicans were quick to criticize the plan, arguing it proposes "job-killing tax increases" despite the struggling economy.
"We should make sure every dollar the state takes is used efficiently and effectively before we ask Minnesotans to pay more," said Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie. "The Senate DFL budget includes zero reform and zero new ideas."
http://www.twincities.com/politics/ci_2283211...
Ain't it kool,that ninnesota has an elected democratic house,senate and the rich's governor in the u.s that's going to make those that make 250,000 and over to pay their fair share in taxes? Emmer the defeated republican dimwit got a cancellation job on am radio and he's still whinning like the loser that he was and is!
AntiMelting

New Richmond, WI

#5 Mar 20, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>
Ain't it kool,that ninnesota has an elected democratic house,senate and the rich's governor in the u.s that's going to make those that make 250,000 and over to pay their fair share in taxes? Emmer the defeated republican dimwit got a cancellation job on am radio and he's still whinning like the loser that he was and is!
Sound like a true Obama voter...low-information and envious.
Bushwhacker

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Mar 20, 2013
never start a business in this gay liberal state, it is going to be taxed out of business.
Smart Liberal wrote:
Those fun loving DFL'ers are at it again.
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Minnesota Senate DFLers propose raising taxes by $2 billion
By Megan Boldt
03/20/2013 02:32:05 PM CDT
Democrats in charge of the Minnesota Senate have announced their budget outline, which would raise taxes by about $2 billion to close the state's $627 million budget shortfall and make $1.4 billion in new investments the next two years -- half of which will go to education.
Leaders offered few details with the spending targets, including how they would generate the new revenue to pay for the new spending. But overall, the plan announced Wednesday, March 20, would increase the state's budget to $38.2 billion for fiscal years 2014-15. That's up from $35.2 billion in the current biennium.
The Senate targets include $486 million in new spending for education, with the bulk of that going to fund all-day kindergarten and buying down local school property tax levies. Another $463 million is earmarked for tax aids and credits to cities and counties.
"Our budget is built around some fairly simple priorities that I think reflect those of most Minnesotans," said Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. "Investing our kids' education is crucial to our state's future, and property tax relief can't come soon enough for Minnesota families."
Bakk said DFL Senate leaders would have details on their tax plan by mid-April, but a higher tax rate for Minnesota's top earners is likely.
The Senate plan was the last of three unveiled by DFLers in control of state government. House leaders released theirs Tuesday and Gov. Mark Dayton put out his revised plan earlier this
month.
Additional spending in the Senate plan includes $262 million in higher education and $135 million for environment and economic development.
Senate Republicans were quick to criticize the plan, arguing it proposes "job-killing tax increases" despite the struggling economy.
"We should make sure every dollar the state takes is used efficiently and effectively before we ask Minnesotans to pay more," said Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie. "The Senate DFL budget includes zero reform and zero new ideas."
http://www.twincities.com/politics/ci_2283211...

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#7 Mar 20, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
Those fun loving DFL'ers are at it again.
----------
Minnesota Senate DFLers propose raising taxes by $2 billion
By Megan Boldt
03/20/2013 02:32:05 PM CDT
Democrats in charge of the Minnesota Senate have announced their budget outline, which would raise taxes by about $2 billion to close the state's $627 million budget shortfall and make $1.4 billion in new investments the next two years -- half of which will go to education.
Leaders offered few details with the spending targets, including how they would generate the new revenue to pay for the new spending. But overall, the plan announced Wednesday, March 20, would increase the state's budget to $38.2 billion for fiscal years 2014-15. That's up from $35.2 billion in the current biennium.
The Senate targets include $486 million in new spending for education, with the bulk of that going to fund all-day kindergarten and buying down local school property tax levies. Another $463 million is earmarked for tax aids and credits to cities and counties.
"Our budget is built around some fairly simple priorities that I think reflect those of most Minnesotans," said Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. "Investing our kids' education is crucial to our state's future, and property tax relief can't come soon enough for Minnesota families."
Bakk said DFL Senate leaders would have details on their tax plan by mid-April, but a higher tax rate for Minnesota's top earners is likely.
The Senate plan was the last of three unveiled by DFLers in control of state government. House leaders released theirs Tuesday and Gov. Mark Dayton put out his revised plan earlier this
month.
Additional spending in the Senate plan includes $262 million in higher education and $135 million for environment and economic development.
Senate Republicans were quick to criticize the plan, arguing it proposes "job-killing tax increases" despite the struggling economy.
"We should make sure every dollar the state takes is used efficiently and effectively before we ask Minnesotans to pay more," said Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie. "The Senate DFL budget includes zero reform and zero new ideas."
http://www.twincities.com/politics/ci_2283211...
Now wait a damned minute! Didn't Governor (no problem my trust fund is in SD) Googly Eyes just come out with news of a surplus?
There should never be a surplus?

These people can't stop spending other peoples money.

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#8 Mar 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
never start a business in this gay liberal state, it is going to be taxed out of business.
<quoted text>
Interesting comment.

Something that the Libs are going to be dealing with in the very near future if Gov GoogleyEyes and the DFL Legislature have their way with the proposed tax hikes...

Minnesota businesses have options. Is it the lesser of two evils to move your business out of state as opposed to continuing to support the anti-business agenda of the DFL?

Is is a very costly venture to move a business, even more so to move it out of state. But you get to a point where it may be a wise choice to bite the bullet today and reap the benefits down the road.

If so, then we can smile as we wave goodbye to Gov GoogleyEyes.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#9 Mar 20, 2013
Looks like debt & education spending....

Maybe, even you can learn to spell ???

The first item is admitting you're really dumb. Can you do it ? I know it HERTZ.....


I like investing.... you like whining ????

Seems like your "plan" SUCKS !!!

I thought you said to go to trade school/college, are you too stupid to anticipate COSTS ????

Oh well, back to real success...

IMMERSION 1 Year Change:+96.68%

Can any of you "smart" folks, tell me if this is good ???
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#10 Mar 20, 2013
AntiMelting wrote:
<quoted text>
Sound like a true Obama voter...low-information and envious.
What low-information voter am I? please define loser,and I'm not envious of anyone and I really don't appreicate your ignorant ditto head as lying on me and the rest of us winners loser sore as beetch! Byahahaha
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Mar 20, 2013
Minnesota #4 in the nation for income taxes.

Striveing to be #1.
goose

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Mar 20, 2013
The Dems probably view #1 in taxes as a good thing!
AntiMelting

United States

#13 Mar 20, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>What low-information voter am I? please define loser,and I'm not envious of anyone and I really don't appreicate your ignorant ditto head as lying on me and the rest of us winners loser sore as beetch! Byahahaha
Public education didn't serve you well. Try English, instead of Ebonics.
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#14 Mar 20, 2013
AntiMelting wrote:
<quoted text>
Public education didn't serve you well. Try English, instead of Ebonics.
Obama is requireing illegals to learn english.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#15 Mar 20, 2013
It's "requiring" and English, moron....

Looks like debt & education spending....

Maybe, even you can learn to spell ???

The first item is admitting you're really dumb. Can you do it ? I know it HERTZ.....

I like investing.... you like whining ????

Seems like your "plan" SUCKS !!!

I thought you said to go to trade school/college, are you too stupid to anticipate COSTS ????

Oh well, back to real success...

IMMERSION 1 Year Change:+96.68%

Can any of you "smart" folks, tell me if this is good ???
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#16 Mar 25, 2013
Minnesota #4 in the nation for income taxes.

Striveing to be #1.
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#18 Mar 25, 2013
#1 highest taxes in the nation.
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#20 Mar 25, 2013
#1 is good???
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#22 Mar 25, 2013
Jack up taxes, the DFL way.
goose

Carol Stream, IL

#24 Mar 26, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Paying for debt and education seem like a responsible plan. Unless, you're a spamming idiot.
Stop spending like drunken sailors IS the reponsible plan!

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