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Property tax ideas still coming in


Rep. Paul Marquart, chairman of the House property taxes committee, set up a hotline to receive public comments on the matter and has been getting ideas, such as:

-- "For resorts, freeze or minimize property tax on resorts if the resort would agree to not break up the land for a certain amount of time to developers. This would save ma and pa resorts from breaking up. My bet is ma and pa would not sell." -- from Park Rapids.

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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.