Weather Forecast

Rep. Greg Davids Monday announces he will push a bill next year to refund some money to Minnesotans whose home property taxes rose by more than 12 percent. Also, the House tax chairman said he would reduce the state portion of business property taxes. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Capitol Chatter: Democrats make property taxes an issue, again

Email News Alerts

ST. PAUL -- Democrats make it clear they blame Republicans for rising property taxes, and will do that even louder in next year's campaigns.


They hope the charge sticks this time. Democratic-Farmer-Laborite candidates for years have said GOP budget cuts, or lack of tax increases, have forced local governments to raise property taxes.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.