Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their paychecks in the new year. President Donald Trump cheered the lawmakers on, eager to claim his first major legislative victory.
Republican Marco Rubio’s potential defection over a tax credit for low-income parents put a speed bump into GOP leaders’ drive to push their big tax package through the Senate, but it’s a complication that’s likely to be resolved.
Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids called out Governor Dayton on KROC-AM in Rochester Wednesday morning, comparing his veto of funding for the legislature to a move one might expect to be made by a dictator.
The Governor accused Republicans of forcing him to sign a tax relief bill, claiming they added a last-minute provision that would eliminate funding for the State Revenue Department if
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Governor Mark Dayton and top legislative leaders emerged from a meeting this morning and indicated their goal is to call state lawmakers back to St. Paul the third week of August for a special session.
St, Paul, MN (Learfield Wire Service) - After a quick afternoon meeting, legislative leaders and Governor Mark Dayton say they’ll meet again one week from Wednesday to try to move forward on the tax cut bill that Dayton “pocket-vetoed”, plus a bonding package that failed in the closing seconds of the legislative session.