Is the "no new taxes" era near an end? In communities around the region, taxes are going up. City and county leaders say they need to raise money to pay the bills and beef up law enforcement. Property taxes are up 25 percent in the last three years. Are we seeing a fundamental shift in tax policy?11:06 a.m.
David Strom: President of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota.
Paul Marquart: Minnesota state representative, DFL-Dillworth. Marquart is a leading member of the House Tax Committee and former Mayor of Dillworth.
Candidates for governor spar at Farmfest Four of the endorsed candidates for governor debated in Redwood Falls Wednesday. Republican incumbent Tim Pawlenty, DFLer Mike Hatch, the Independence Party's Peter Hutchinson and the Green Party's Ken Pentel faced off at Farmfest.12:06 p.m.