In the past two weeks, two major legislative events have set the tone for upcoming budget discussions in the legislature: Governor Walz’s budget proposal and the February forecast.
I received a card from a constituent who attends St. Olaf College last week, thanking me for my support for the Minnesota Grant Program.
Due to Minnesota’s current workforce shortages, medical reimbursement rates are negatively impacting the home care industry and its clients.
Most of you have heard that Minnesota is projected to have a budget surplus in the general fund, but highway funding relies on Minnesota’s Highway Trust Fund.
One of the most rewarding parts of serving in the Senate is helping people resolve problems.
Minnesota has a long tradition of leadership in providing special education services. But our schools are facing immense difficulty continuing to provide for all students due to the rising cost of special education, cumbersome paperwork requirements and lack of sufficient federal government funding support.