FFM hosts capacity crowd for John Stossel, Tax Freedom Day on April 22, As the Turbine Turns, local government lobbying for federal funds, and a quote of the week from Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI).
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The Anoka County Board of Commissioners announced last week that their 2012 budget would include a reduction of property taxes of $8.14 million, marking a 7.43 percent decrease from the previous year and the first time in 30 years that spending for the next fiscal year will be less than the current budget projections.
St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC) touts lots of amenities on its website—a café, ATM, free wi-fi, free parking and a $5 million completely renovated terminal whose capacity went up dramatically from 30 to 200 travelers. There's also a new $750,000 passenger boarding bridge secured with federal stimulus funds to keep travelersout of the elements while catching a flight. One asset, however, the newly renovated airport notably lacks—commercial flights and passengers.
FFM CEO Annette Meeks' commentary piece on Minnesota's out-migration problem ran on MPR online today.
The Washington Examiner ran a short piece on the recently released taxpayer migration study from the Freedom Foundation. The article originally ran on 2/12/10 on the Washington Examiner website.
FFM's release was featured in the Daily Caller. The article discussed the release of our most recent report on tax out-migration. Be sure to check out the article, and go to our website for a free download of our report.
The Star Tribune's David Peterson wrote an article on FFM's latest report on tax migration. The article features FFM CEO Annette Meeks and a link to download the full report.
The AP story on the release of FFM's tax migration study ran in news outlets across the state and region, including the Bemidji Pioneer, the West Central Tribune, WCCO, and many more.
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