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Rep. Morrie Lanning of Moorhead, right, argues in favor of a bill that reduces state mandates on local governments. With him during a Monday night House committee hearing is tax analyst Pat Dalton. (Tribune photo by Don Davis)

Bill looks to cut mandates on local government, repeal tax caps

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ST. PAUL -- The recession means local governments have less money available to spend, but some Minnesota lawmakers say reducing things the state requires local officials to do can save money.

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"Now is the time to provide some relief," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said.

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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.
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