Senator Nick Frentz presented several bills in the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance Committee on March 20 to advocate for state funds for local projects.
The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate this month passed a $600 million handout to insurance companies with no guarantee that exploding health care rates will come down.
Upon the release of the Senate Republican proposal for transportation funding for the biennium, Sen. Scott Dibble (DFL- Minneapolis) released the following statement:
Senate Republicans revealed a short-term transportation plan today.
A bill chief authored by Sen. Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) that would prohibit the use of cellphones while driving received a Senate hearing Thursday evening.
State Senator Charles Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, expressed his disappointment today at the Senate Republican’s $300 million E-12 budget target released today that will inadequately fund Minnesota public schools over the next two years.