Jesse the Salesman

Last week, during the state of the state address Governor Jesse Ventura (IP-MN) laid out a fairly aggressive agenda.  He called for a dramatic reform of the state funding formula for education, which results in a significant reduction in property taxes.  He seeks a...

C&B 1996: MN Property Tax: Thinker’s Corner (John Earl Haynes)

Mr. John Earl Haynes was Governor Wendell Anderson’s Staff Assistant for Tax and School Finance Policy in 1971. He is currently a historian with the Library of Congress. The Minnesota Miracle Of 1971 Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it...