Tax hikes proposed to fund Minn. transit

Posted on November 30, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — StarTribune reported that Gov. Mark Dayton's task force on transportation is calling for an increase in local sales taxes, gas taxes and vehicle fees. Drafted recommendations would raise taxes by $20 billion over 20 years and for shifting transit funding from the state to metropolitan governments.

The governor created the task force last year in response to more demand for new revenue sources to pay for transit and highways. For the full story, click here.

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