Today is the deadline for Governor Dayton to sign or veto the 2016 tax bill. The bill passed with the support of 89 percent of the legislature, passing 123-10 in the House and 55-12 in the Senate.
The bill includes half a billion dollars in permanent, ongoing middle-class tax relief including (over the next three years):
The Governor has threatened to veto the bill despite agreement from Republicans to make two changes he requested to fix a drafting error and restore a small sales tax exemption. It's time for the Governor to put politics aside, do what's right, and sign the bill to give long-awaited tax relief to thousands of Minnesota families.
Please contact Governor Dayton and urge him to sign the tax bill. You can call his office at 651-201-3400, or toll free 800-657-3717. You can email your comments to the Governor by clicking here. Please be respectful in any comments you make.