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Objects in Mirror: May 7, 2008 Archive

How about that property tax cap?

Posted at 8:49 AM on May 7, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Is a property tax cap the key to passing the budget? Gov. Pawlenty wants it front and center of the budget talks. Hear what both the DFL chair and the lead GOP member of the House Taxes committee think on Midmorning today at 9:00 a.m. CT:

Governor, legislators eye a cap on property taxes
Gov. Pawlenty would like to cap property tax increases as part of a deal on the Minnesota state budget. His interest in doing something about property taxes is reflected in the DFL-led Legislature, where two competing bills calling for property tax changes wait to be resolved.

Read and comment on Polinaut: Pawlenty: The cap is the key

Minnesota readers, chat live at 8 p.m. CT with author Carol White

Posted at 7:03 PM on May 7, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Join the live chat tonight at 8 p.m. CT with author Carol White. She and her husband Phil wrote "Live Your Road Trip Dream: Travel for a year for the cost of staying home" based on own their travels. In the book they cover trip planning, those perplexing details like bills, and document their perspectives in a section filled with travel details.

Carol joined Gather to share her experience in writing and publishing a travel book with readers and budding writers.

* Join MPR's Minnesota Readers discussion group
* Check out Gather.com's virtual writing workshop group, Gather Essentials: Writing

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