Woman angered at failure to tax rich

Anger Over Failure To Tax Rich Fairly

A street theater troupe pretending to be “Billionaires” elicited the reaction they wanted from a lunch crowd in downtown Minneapolis: anger at Minnesota politicians’ refusal to tax rich people at the same rate they tax the lower and middle class.

250 Outside Calhoun Beach Club: Cap HMO Reserves, Give our Money Back

Minneapolis, MN, May 21, 2011. Five busloads if people, 250 or so citizens, jammed the sidewalk in front of the Calhoun Beach Club, a upper class club that includes David Tilford, CEO, Medica, as one of its members. They were pleading for fair taxes, including the wealthiest 2% of Minnesotans. An action that so far the legislature has refused to consider. Margaret Uriah of St.

Senator Julianne Ortman claims the GOP budget contains no new taxes

Sen. Ortman Claims “No New Taxes” In MN GOP Budget

Senator Ortman neglects to mention that the Republican drafted budget bills include new fees and raises old ones. House and Senate non-partisan analysis of the bills have concluded that Minnesota property owners would see significant property tax increases because of the cuts to local government aid.