President Obama just announced at a press conference that he has directed Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to demand the resignation of the Acting IRS Commissioner, Steven Miller. CNN then obtained Miller's resignation letter...
- Minneapolis Star Tribune Blog Cites Tax Foundation Meals Tax Study
Minneapolis Star Tribune Blog Cites Tax Foundation Meals Tax Study
By James Eli Shiffer
What's making news in Minneapolis:
More cracks discovered in closed Martin Olav Sabo bridge: The fissures, found last Saturday, do not pose a threat to passersby. Repairs continue. (Maya Rao)
Bumper crop of "nimbys" sprout around plans for urban farms: Columnist Jon Tevlin reports how supporters of urban ag are concerned that a vote of the Minneapolis Zoning and Planning Committee this Thursday might limit their future.
Study: Downtown restaurant taxes are highest in nation: Your restaurant check in downtown Minneapolis comes with a higher tax than in any other major city in the country, according to a report by the Washington-based Tax Foundation released on Tuesday. (Eric Roper)
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s office took a swipe at a grass-roots citizens’ group over a report claiming people are leaving Maryland for Virginia, beginning a fight in cyberspace between the governor, the citizens’ group and an established...
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