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MN State Rep: Only Millionaires "Actually Worked Hard" | Care2 Causes

MN State Rep: Only Millionaires "Actually Worked Hard" | Care2 Causes

With additional talks stalled until at least Tuesday, July 5th, there is little to do for a Minnesota state politician right now besides point fingers over who is really to blame for the full shutdown of the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Republicans blame the Governor for refusing to agree to their Health and Human Services cuts, which they deemed necessary in order to keep the deficit from becoming too onerous and “passing debt down to our grandchildren.” The Democrats, meanwhile, point to the total rigidity and unwillingness to negotiate by Republicans, who turned down a last minute deal that would eliminate the proposed new top tier tax rate on the richest Minnesotans – originally the top 2 percent of all earners, which was instead reduced to only those who make more than $1 million per year, a total of 7700 Minnesotans. So why are Republicans so intent on protecting the top .o...

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