Senator Carlson Statement on November Budget Forecast

Minnesota Management and Budget announced a projected positive budget balance of $641 million for the 2020-21 biennium, providing the latest economic outlook for the state. Sen. Jim Carlson released the following statement in response. Read More

Minnesota Management and Budget project a positive balance for the state

Sen. Melisa Franzen released the following statement in response to Minnesota Management and Budget's recent presentation of the financial future and economic forecast of Minnesota. Read More

Budget and Economic Forecast shows a positive balance for Minnesota

Minnesota Management and Budget presented the financial future of Minnesota today with a budget and economic forecast projecting a positive balance of $641 million for the FY 2020-21 biennium. Sen. Ann Rest issued the following statement in response. Read More

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Cautious Optimism in November Budget Forecast Says Senator Bigham

Earlier today, Minnesota Management and Budget announced a projected positive budget balance of $641 million for the 2020-21 biennium. In response, Senator Karla Bigham released the following statement Read More

Minnesota Management and Budget project a positive balance for the state

Minnesota Management and Budget presented the financial future of Minnesota today with a budget and economic forecast projecting a positive balance of $641 million for the FY 2020-21 biennium. Sen. Scott Dibble released the following statement in response. Read More

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent’s Statement on State Budget Forecast

After Minnesota’s Department of Management and Budget announced the state’s November budget forecast, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent released the following statement Read More

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent’s Statement on Formation of Independent Caucus

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent released the following statement after Senators Tom Bakk and Dave Tomassoni announced their departure from the Senate DFL caucus. Read More

Senate DFL Announces Assistant Leaders

Late last night, Senators Melisa Franzen (SD 49), Nick Frentz (SD 19), and Foung Hawj (SD 67) were elected by the Senate DFL caucus to serve as their assistant leaders. Read More

Senator Matt Klein Demands Full Transparency with Senate COVID Outbreak

Sen. Matt Klein is demanding full transparency and disclosure of all information that would assist in contact tracing for exposed members of the Senate after it was revealed that an additional Republican Senator has tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of Senate Republicans who have contracted the virus following an in-person caucus meeting… Read More

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Calls for Senate Majority Leader Gazelka’s Resignation Amid Reports of Lack of COVID-19 Precautions, Outbreak, Cover-up

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent called for Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka’s resignation as majority leader amid public reports of multiple, large, in-person Senate Republican gatherings that led to a COVID-19 outbreak. Information about the outbreak was not disclosed to Senate DFLers or nonpartisan staff prior to an in-person special session that took place on… Read More