TITLE

Tallying Up the Fees

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/1/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32310, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase of fee collections by 446 million dollars yearly during the tenure of Governor Tim Pawlenty in Minnesota. The governor turned to fee increases instead of tax increases as the state struggled financially. Health impact fee of 75 cents on a pack of cigarettes has been the source of 200 million dollars of the increased revenue.
ACCESSION #
19752300

 

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