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Don Davis | Forum News Service Minnesota state Rep. Mary Murphy of Hermantown pulls former long-time Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe aside Thursday to discuss an issue as legislators get ready to end their work for the year on Monday.

DFL leaders announce final tax plan

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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House, Senate and governor’s office agreed to a tax plan Thursday night, four months after the Legislature started and four days before lawmakers must wrap up work for the year.


The tax plan is a merger of what the Democratic-controlled House and Senate and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton wanted. It is a refinement of a tax and budget deal announced Sunday.

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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.