Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) today announced budgetary balances of $1.544 billion in the new biennium and $456 million in the following biennium but warned legislators that economic growth is slowing.
Senator Erik Simonson, Representative and Majority Whip-elect Liz Olson, and Representative Jennifer Schultz are participating in a legislative breakfast on Thursday, December 6 at 8 a.m. at Glensheen with students, staff, and administrators from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
As I’ve always said, job creation and environmental protection is not an either/or proposition – we can absolutely do both.
Senator Simonson: Three-Fourths of Northern Minnesota Residents Want Option to Buy In to MinnesotaCare
This new poll affirms what I hear in my everyday conversations with Duluth families – people are sick and tired of watching private insurance companies call the shots and they believe government has a role to play in increasing choice and competition in the market.
The 8th Congressional District is home to more than 5,000 clean-energy jobs, out of nearly 60,000 across the state. Approximately four out of every five of these jobs are related to energy efficiency, which could include construction, heating and air conditioning work, and the installation of better lighting.
When applications for school safety improvements outnumber by ten-fold the amount of funding lawmakers provided, it shows that we as a state are falling far short of meeting needs communicated by our local school officials.