Minnesota Management and Budget today announced the state’s expected budgetary balance increased $181 million since the November forecast, leaving Minnesota with a projected positive budget balance of $1.513 billion for the FY 2020-21 biennium. Senate DFLers released the following statements.
Health and Human Services Budget Division Chair Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) unveiled budget recommendations today for programs that support vulnerable Minnesotans including children and older adults. The bill funds ongoing initiatives to address health crises in Minnesota, refines previously vetted programs, and supports highly-valued programs.
Senate Finance Committee Chair Sen. Richard Cohen (DFL-St. Paul), Senate Tax Committee Chair Sen. Rod Skoe (DFL-Clearbrook), Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook), Senate Assistant Majority Leader Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove), and Senate Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) have released the 2016 budget targets for the Minnesota State Senate. Senate DFL Budget targets reflect the stated priorities of the Senate DFL Caucus: investing in transportation, building Minnesota, expanding education opportunities, and supporting equity for workers and families.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Dick Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) has announced two Finance Committee Division changes for the 2016 legislative session which begins on March 8, 2016.
Saint Paul, Minnesota – Today, Finance Committee Chairman Richard J. Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Lyndon Carlson, Sr. (DFL-Crystal) announced more details for a supplemental budget package (HF 3172) focused on improving the state’s education… Read More »House and Senate Leaders Announce Details on Supplemental Budget
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Richard J. Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Lyndon Carlson, Sr. (DFL-Crystal) today announced an agreement on a target for the supplemental omnibus finance bill currently before the… Read More »Lawmakers Announce Supplemental Budget Target