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Minnesotans who've avoided paying state sales taxes on online and other kinds of remote purchases could soon see those taxes added to their bills, depending on how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a widely watched case that will be argued this week.
It came less than a week after a public records watchdog group revealed that he had contributed $25,000 in 2016 to a group that mounted an anti-Muslim social media campaign.
Brad Anderson says he didn't know Secure America Now was involved in the ads. His $25,000 donation was meant as support for Israel, he says.
Minnesota is the nation's third largest producer of soybeans. The crop accounts for 30 percent of the state's agricultural exports. The state shipped more than $2 billion worth of soybeans abroad in 2016. More than half went to China.
Companies are withholding judgment until they see how the dispute plays out. But pork, corn, soybeans and other meats and commodities in Minnesota's critical agricultural sector could soon be harder to sell abroad.
China's retaliatory moves to penalize pork, ethanol will have outsized impact in the state.
Minnesota-based businesses worry over cost increases for consumers.
The Minnesota Democrat is part of a Senate effort to try to save hundreds of thousands of retired U.S. workers from catastrophic cuts in income.
Trump's tariffs take effect in less than two weeks, and farmers have no quick fixes.
The breath of President Donald Trump’s plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum has been a problem for some Republicans in Congress, including GOP…