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DFL lawmakers: Tax revenue must be part of budget fix

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Describing their Republican counterparts as having their “feet stuck in cement,” Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday said a balanced approach, including tax revenue, would have to be part of a state budget solution.

Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, said it remains to be seen how the governor and legislators will get to the end result but he rejected what he called the “all cuts” approach of Republicans.

“The main focus needs to be ... to have a balanced budget,” Ward said.

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