Balancing the Budget

The 2011 legislative session will present many challenges to the Legislature and Gov. Dayton. One of the biggest issues, and one that will take months of debate, is balancing the state’s $6 billion budget deficit. The next few months will be difficult as we discuss possible solutions, but we are presented with the opportunity to […] Read more

Sen. Reinert Applauds Governor For Signing Health Care Initiative

Senator Roger Reinert today praised Governor Mark Dayton for signing an Executive Order that will change the state’s Medicaid program and bring approximately $1.2 billion to Minnesota to help struggling hospitals provide better health care, create jobs and generate business activity. Sen. Reinert was on hand for the signing in the Governor’s Reception Room at […] Read more

Senator Reinert Sworn in as Legislative Session Begins

Senator Roger Reinert was sworn in at the Capitol on January 4 as the 2011 Legislative Session began. Sen. Reinert was elected on November 2 and represents Senate District 7, which includes most of the City of Duluth. “I’m very excited to be a state senator and I’m ready to get to work,” he noted. […] Read more

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