Senate Finance Chair Statement on Supplemental Budget Passage

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Tuesday the Minnesota Senate voted to pass a $209 million finance bill on a 37 to 27 vote. This legislation is an omnibus investment bill that combines recommendations from several Senate committees, including key investments in early education, long-term care facilities and state infrastructure. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Richard Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) released the following statement:

“Last year’s structured and balanced budget has not only reinforced the state’s fiscal health going forward, but has allowed us to make a number of key investments for Minnesota—notably, providing pay equity for workers in residential care facilities and enhanced early childhood education.”

Senator Richard Cohen
Richard Cohen represents District 64, which includes portions of the city of Saint Paul in Ramsey County.

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