Monday, August 18, 2008

State seeks businesses people's ideas for tax reform

excerpted from the Alexandria Echo Press, 8-15-08

Busy financial, business and development professionals can now easily email their ideas to The Governor's 21st Century Tax Reform Commission. The commission is now accepting input by e-mail at

Gov. Pawlenty established the commission to examine how Minnesota's tax code can be improved and modernized to foster new jobs and encourage economic growth in a fast-changing, highly competitve and increasingly global economy.

Get more information about The Governor's 21st Century Tax Reform Commission at

Friday, August 1, 2008

Breckenridge working to upgrade sewer system/add storm water utility

excerpted from the Breckenridge-Wahpeton Daily News, 7-25-08 & 7-29-08

The Breckenridge City Council received approval for a low-interest clean water loan of more than $1.5 million by the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA). The loan will be used to finance the expansion and upgrade of a sewer facility lcoated two miles northeast of the city.

The city council also approved a proposal to implement a storm water utility. The new utility wis inteneded to generate revenue and offset expenses incurred by storm water in the city.

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