Minnesota Breakthrough

Shields, Yvette
May 2001
Bond Buyer;05/29/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31148, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Minnesota legislative leaders and Governor Jesse Ventura have reached a compromise over the biennial budget and a tax overhaul in May 2001. Agreement to increase school aid and provide funding for property tax relief; Ventura's criticism of the failure of the Democratic and Republican legislators to act on the issue.


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