Minnesota Senate DFL Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, Assistant Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, and Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, praised Governor Walz today for making historic investments in Minnesotans’ top priorities.
I applaud the PUC on their thoughtful consideration of this infrastructure project.
Essentia wants to make an $800 million private investment in its community and in a region in dire need of better medical care for its population. If that’s not something legislators of all political stripes can get behind, after we made a far bigger investment in southern Minnesota five short years ago, then we declare our legislative process entirely broken and incapable of addressing the needs of all the people of Minnesota.
The Republican tax bill passed the Minnesota Senate today on a party-line vote of 34 to 32. Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, released the following statement.
The Republican Senate majority’s supplemental budget finance bill passed the Minnesota Senate today with a vote of 34-31. The bill, which included several controversial provisions, failed to get one DFL vote. Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, released the following statement.
State Sen. Ron Latz today announced his intention to offer two amendments to the omnibus finance bill on the Senate floor Thursday. Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, released the following statement in support of these proposals.