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Senate candidates differ on taxes, jobs

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Both Minnesota Senate District 57 candidates agree that budget cuts are an essential part of solving the state's budget deficit, and that bringing back jobs to the state is a top priority -- they just disagree on how to do it.

Karin Housley, the Republican challenger in the race who cites her business acumen as a key qualification, said the state's projected $5.8 billion budget deficit isn't caused by lack of revenue, but overspending.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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