This is a copy of a letter to be sent to Olmsted County commissioners… On March 7, 2017 the Olmsted County Republican Executive Committee took a position opposing the levying of any additional sales tax for transportation. The present sales tax in Olmsted County is one of the highest in the state. Before any additional tax dollars go into transportation there should be a much needed scrutiny of how those dollars are spent now, including but not limited to the money being paid to consultants (that is close to the amount the county is short on funding). Aaron Miller, Chair, Olmsted County Republicans
Social Security benefits are taxed in Minnesota to the same level that the federal government taxes them. Some states have decided to drop this tax. Should Minnesota? We think so. Source: Taxpayer League of Minnesota Includes summaries of several tax-ending legislative proposals.
+1 for Larry Kudlow’s taking Senator Corker to task for thinking about raising the gas tax.
In 2013, Governor Dayton promised property tax cuts but instead, Minnesotans received the highest levy in history.