TAXEX

Minnesota Legislature completes $72B budget; Democrats celebrate successes as GOP decries tax hikes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature put the final touches on a $72 billion state budget Monday as Democrats celebrated enacting an ambitious agenda that ranged from protecting abortion rights, to providing more resources for education, to legalizing marijuana. The big tax bill of the session, which cleared its final test Sunday evening, included $3 billion in tax cuts, including…