Some state leaders have said they are open to the idea of using money from the state’s Legacy funds to help finance a new football stadium. The money would come from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund generated by a sales tax that Minnesota voters approved in 2008. (MPR is among hundreds of organizations that Read more

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has announced that he will propose a national flat tax next week. One of the other candidates for the Republican presidential nomination, Herman Cain, has staked much of his own campaign on his “9-9-9″ plan, which would tax business income, personal income and sales at a uniform rate of 9 percent. Read more