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Income tax hike would fund more school aid


ST. PAUL - It was just last Monday when the Minnesota Senate approved an education funding bill, but now Senate Democrats want to add another $444 million.

That education funding bump and property tax relief require a $900 million income tax increase, Senate leaders say.

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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.