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Senate Tax Chairman Rod Skoe of Clearbrook, left, and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook discuss the situtation Thursday, March 20, 2014, after Republicans refused to allow senators to debate a tax-cut bill. (Photo by David Oakes, Senate Media Services)

Senators could press play on tax bill today after GOP hits pause

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ST. PAUL -- Tax cuts may come to those who wait.

Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and the public had not had time to read it.


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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.