Minnesota Supreme Court upholds tobacco fee
ST. PAUL -- No sooner had the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled the state's new 75-cent-a-pack cigarette fee legal on Tuesday than lawmakers began arguing anew about what to do with it.
Tax relief was the No. 1 suggestion for how to spend the up to $400 million the court ruling made available. But how to get there was the big debate in a legislative session that must wrap up by Monday.