Northland Legislators to Host Town Hall Meetings

Northland legislators Sen. Roger Reinert, Rep. Kerry Gauthier, Rep. Tom Huntley and Rep. Mary Murphy will hold the first of three town hall meetings at Asbury United Methodist Church, on Saturday Feb. 12th from 10:00-11:30 am. Asbury is located at 6822 Grand Avenue. The meeting is open to all constituents and will focus on the […] Read more

Reinert Opposes Passage of Cuts Bill

Today Senator Roger Reinert voiced his opposition to the passage of Senate File 60. The Republican budget cut bill makes the unallotment cuts from last session permanent and includes new cuts to areas of public safety and human services. “This is not a balanced approach,” Senator Reinert said. “It leaves property taxpayers, students, and low […] Read more

Skoe says no to property tax, tuition hikes

The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Thursday that aimed to cut about one-sixth of the state’s budget deficit. It does so by increasing property taxes $322 million statewide, cutting funding for higher education institutions by $185 million, and eliminating money from state agencies for things like Veterans Home repairs and state park maintenance this spring […] Read more

Sen. Dibble calls tax increase on Minnesota renters appalling

With their first budget-related bill of the session, Minnesota Senate Republicans unanimously passed a tax increase onto all Minnesota property taxpayers on Thursday. State Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, said he was proud that 27 Senate Democrats stood together in opposition of higher costs for working Minnesotans by voting against this egregious bill. “The first budget […] Read more

Sen. Dibble calls tax increase on Minnesota renters appalling

With their first budget-related bill of the session, Minnesota Senate Republicans unanimously passed a tax increase onto all Minnesota property taxpayers on Thursday. State Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, said he was proud that 27 Senate Democrats stood together in opposition of higher costs for working Minnesotans by voting against this egregious bill. “The first budget […] Read more

Governor’s capital investment proposal will spur economic growth

This week Gov. Mark Dayton introduced a $531 million capital investment bill to spur economic growth and create jobs in Minnesota now. The Governor’s plan funds over 300 specific critical infrastructure projects. He also indicated support for doubling over 300 specific projects the Republican controlled Legislature deems most important. “To focus on getting Minnesotans back […] Read more