Pensions

The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement (LCPR) received a one-time $31.5 million target to improvement benefits and funding status for teacher pensions. The omnibus pension bill moved up the… Read…

Tax Savings

Corrections from 2023 tax bill Standard deduction: The 2023 tax bill inadvertently referenced 2019 standard deduction amounts rather than the inflation-adjusted amounts that should exist for tax year 2024. As… Read…

Honoring and Supporting Veterans

Honoring and supporting our veterans remains a top priority for the DFL. Once again, the Senate passed a bipartisan Veterans Affairs and Military Affairs omnibus bill to continue the work… Read…

Legacy

This year’s Outdoor Heritage Fund spending will fully finance the 2024 Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council recommendations, with 75% of the investment dedicated to ongoing programs. These activities include native prairie… Read…

Safe & Sustainable Transportation

Driver’s License Test – Plain Language Standards In April, the Legislature passed HF 3071, which requires the Department of Public Safety to implement plain language standards for the written portion… Read…
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