The Minnesota Management and Budget agency released their February budget forecast Friday and projected a positive budget balance of $1.6 billion for the biennium beginning July 1, 2021. The forecast reflects higher revenues than previously projected, lower state spending, and the effects of new federal aid.
Sen. Jim Carlson
The State Government Finance and Policy and Elections Committee held a hearing Tuesday under the pretense of reviewing the security of Minnesota’s November Election. In response to the Republican effort to spread disinformation about the election, the DFL members of the committee released the following statement.
Today’s announcement by the Governor gives local leaders the flexibility they need in deciding the best approach for how their communities go back to school in the fall.
State Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) will be speaking at Conservation Minnesota’s Environment Town Hall, an evening discussing the environment and conservation issues.
Today, Minnesota is one step closer to safer roads thanks to the passage of HF 50. Modeled after laws present in 16 states and Washington D.C. the ‘hands-free’ cell phone bill is the culmination of years of work and advocacy on this public safety issue. State Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) has been a vocal proponent of ‘hands-free’ legislation throughout his legislative career.