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Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen of Minneapolis announces tax agreements among the House, Senate and governor Thursday night, May 16, 2013. Looking on is Gov. Mark Dayton. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Dayton, DFL legislative 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.