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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveils his tax and spending plan for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. His plan mixes spending cuts and increases, along with tax cuts and increases. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Dayton's budget calls for tax changes, more spending


BY DON DAVIS, Forum News Service

ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans would pay taxes on clothing worth more than $100, rich Minnesotans’ income tax would increase and property taxes would fall under a proposal released by Gov. Mark Dayton at mid-day.

The Democratic governor proposes tax increases more than $2 billion, to be used to pave over a $1.1 billion budget deficit and increase spending for education and jobs programs.

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