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Minnesota Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth stands by a DFL sign promoting a new budget plan on Tuesday. Forum News Service

Minn. House Dems to seek tax surcharge on rich

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ST. PAUL – Minnesota schools would be the biggest beneficiaries of a state House Democratic budget proposal that goes beyond the governor’s plan to increase taxes on the rich.

Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, unveiled a budget outline Tuesday that accepts Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan to boost taxes on the richest 2 percent of Minnesotans, and he went further by suggesting a temporary surcharge, probably on those earning more than $500,000.

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