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Conference committee rejects Bemidji hospitality tax

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BEMIDJI – The city of Bemidji’s hopes for a hospitality tax were effectively dashed Friday night at the State Capitol.

After months of debate in legislative hearings and at city hall, a joint House and Senate taxes committee declined to include the tax in its overall plan. That decision came at a meeting where legislators discussed what to include in that plan.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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