The Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee toured Southern Minnesota Friday, to see and hear firsthand about the state’s transportation system. The Committee made stops in Albert Lea, Geneva, Wanamingo, and Cannon Falls to tour projects, hear presentations, and take… Read More »Hitting the Road: the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee heads south
ST. PAUL, Minn – The Commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) called Minnesota a success story at the February budget forecast announcement at the Capitol on Friday. The forecast for this month shows a budget surplus totaling $1.86 billion… Read More »State Budget Forecast Surplus Good News for Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn – According to the Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) Office, Minnesota’s budget is in even better condition than originally forecasted. State economists announced the state budget has a $1.86 billion surplus, up from a surplus of $1.037… Read More »State Budget Surplus Good For All Minnesotans
In a multi-member unified effort to address jobs training, housing needs and a skills gap in Greater Minnesota, a package of bills authored by Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), Sen. LeRoy Stumpf (DFL-Plummer) and Sen. David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) were presented in the Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development Committee this week.
Taxes met this this week and passed Sen. Koenen’s gambling prohibition bills. Both bills passed by divided voice votes to the Floor. S.F. 229 is the Allied Charities technical bill, which was amended to include the gambling prohibitions that were… Read More »Lawful gambling bills pass to the Senate Floor
In 1978, the Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted due to the high number of Native American children being removed from their homes through the social service system. This federal law has financially impacted Minnesota counties with a high number… Read More »Reimbursement for counties for child out-of-home placement clears Taxes Committee