Sen. Rest

Kent, Cohen, Rest, Dziedzic respond to February Forecast

Minnesota Management and Budget today announced the state’s expected budgetary balance increased $181 million since the November forecast, leaving Minnesota with a projected positive budget balance of $1.513 billion for the FY 2020-21 biennium. Senate DFLers released the following statements.

Senator Rest Responds to Senate Republican Tax Plan

Today, Senate Republicans outlined their 2020 tax bill proposals, a wish list with no intent to have property tax relief, address school safety, or improve early childhood education. The budget forecast is set to go out next week making this wish list premature in its numbers. In response, Senator Ann Rest (DFL-New Hope), DFL lead on the Senate Tax Committee, released the following statement.