Monthly Archives:: March 2013

The Scoop on Temporary Taxes

It was suggested by House Democrats this month to place a temporary surtax on Minnesota’s top earners, Republicans jumped back. House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt gave the harshest criticisms, saying that there is nothing temporary about the tax. His concern hasn’t proven to b completely true in Minnesota, however, as lawmakers had passed a temporary… Read more »

The High Toll of Foreclosure in Minnesota

The home foreclosure explosion that caused the Great Recession caused a tidal wave that reached far into the communities of Minnesota. According to a new report released by a group of grassroots social justice organizations that back foreclosure legislation and reform, foreclosure took quite the toll in Minnesota. In Hennepin County alone, the report says… Read more »