Expansion of exports and less costs are key for state, gov. declares
GILFILLAN -- The state needs to continue to expand its agricultural exports, cut regulatory costs and taxes to be more competitive, and fund research to promote the renewable energy industry, Gov. Tim Pawlenty told a Farmfest audience on Thursday.
In a speech that dealt almost equally with state and national issues, Pawlenty kept to a less government is better theme. "The answer in a highly taxed state isn't to add taxes,'' said Pawlenty.
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