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Revenue Commissioner Ward Einess, watched by Sen. Tom Bakk of Cook, tells the Senate Taxes Committee Thursday that the state would have a difficult time finding enough unpaid taxes to collect to fund tax breaks in a Bakk bill. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Minnesota lawmakers seek job investments

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ST. PAUL -- Attempts to lure investments in small business and encourage people to rehabilitate historic buildings could produce jobs, Minnesota legislative Democrats say, and they are willing to bet state money on the idea.


"I don't know how much stimulus this will provide, but we should give it a try," Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, said Thursday.

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