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Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth, left, explains his proposal Wednesday to provide tax breaks to some cabin ow-ners. Also pictured is Jeff For-ester, a representative for the state's cabin owners. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Cabin owners, tax breakless since 2001, say it's the time for a little support

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cabin owners, feeling victimized by the state property tax system, hope to get a break.

Some could pay lower taxes under a bill that on Wednesday began its journey through the Legislature.


"It would be a stop-gap for a few people who really need help," said Jeff Forester, a representative of cabin owners statewide.

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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.