Even though the tax bill is widely unpopular, Democrats have struggled to find a message to effectively rally opposition to it.
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The budget is the second since the state Supreme Court tossed out a key source of revenue for the city — and the first to deal with the full brunt of that ruling.
Just weeks after DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature resolved a months-long legal battle, the appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Al Franken could spark another one.
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