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Capitol Chatter: Wisconsin invitations don’t bother Minnesotans

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ST. PAUL – Minnesota officials do not appear worried that businesses are about to flee to Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, issued a tweet last month that set up a mini-border battle: “In ‘11, IL raised taxes on income by 66 percent and businesses by 46 percent. Now MN Gov is proposing a $2 bil tax increase. WI is Open for Business.”


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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.