from mnpACT! Progressive Political Blog by Dave Mindeman
Medical device companies have distorted the effects of [the medical device] tax and I challenge them to provide proof of the real business effects it will have.
from Growth & Justice Blog by Charlie Quimby
Response to differences in the sales tax depends on proximity of border communities. In other words, the farther you have to drive to avoid the tax, the less likely you are to do so.
from Minnesota Budget Bites by Nan Madden
We need to reform Minnesota’s tax system so we can end the vicious cycle of budget deficits and gimmicks and instead invest in our future and our communities. And we need to reform the system so that all Minnesotans pay their fair share.
from LeftMN by Aaron Klemz
…all campaigns in RCV races should create an explicit strategy to maximize their second choice votes among trailing candidates.
from Wry Wing Politics by Joe Loveland
…let’s take a look at whether there is any direct connection between legalizing gay marriage and creating and retaining Minnesota jobs.
from Girl Meets Geek by Kate-Madonna Hindes
How would you feel if Facebook took your photo, or a photo of your children and allowed their advertisers to use your image for “social ads?” This is exactly what happened to Amy*, who had no idea Facebook used her image in such a careless and un-ethical way.
from Macaroni by John Toren
People who have less frequent positive emotions, less satisfaction about their life, and more depressive symptoms, are more likely to place an emphasis on being happy than those who are already experiencing a high level of well-being.
In other words, people who are happy don’t think much about it. Those who are fighting an unending battle with anxiety or depression, perhaps due to childhood trauma or physiological issues, must work harder to “find” happiness any way they can.
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