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Sen. Rod Skoe of Clearbrook talks Friday about tax provisions being discussed in the Minnesota Senate, where he is Taxes Committee chairman. Don Davis | Forum News Service

Capitol Chatter: Tax debate divides Democrats

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ST. PAUL — Everyone knew taxes would be a prime discussion point this Minnesota legislative session, but it now appears to be less between Democrats and Republicans than among Democrats who control the House, Senate and governor’s office.


The GOP-DFL split is well known: raise taxes vs. cut taxes. But Democratic-Farmer-Labor divisions are less predictable.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.