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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota property taxes did not fall as much as the Dayton administration said they would.

A one-page report that appeared without notice on the state Revenue Department website late Friday afternoon indicated the property taxes fell $8 million in 2014, far short of the $121 million the governor and his revenue commission predicted at the end of July.


Republicans, on the other hand, call it a tax increase.

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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.