Sen. Tomassoni responds to Governor’s updated budget

ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Dayton released his updated budget for the 2014-15 biennium incorporating the impact of the February forecast projecting a $627 million deficit rather than $1.1 billion. Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) released the following statement regarding the Governor’s plan:
“Since the start of session, we’ve made creating an honest and responsible budget a top priority. Governor Dayton’s initial proposal laid the foundation for our budget discussion and I am pleased to see he reinforced the same priorities in his revised version released today. Creating strong investments in education, job growth, and infrastructure makes Minnesota a better place to live and do businesses. Minnesota’s economic recovery, security, and growth of the middle class relies on our creation of a fair and responsible budget.
Next week the Senate will announce its budget targets. We will continue working with Gov. Dayton and the House to create a budget that reflects and strengthens our shared Minnesota priorities.”

Senator David Tomassoni
David Tomassoni represents District 6, which includes portions of Itasca and St. Louis counties in the northeastern part of the state.

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