budget forecast

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Statement on New Budget Forecast

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) today released the following statement on the new state budget forecast.

“The economic forecast released today is good news. The Minnesota economy continues to thrive, with positive recent statistics and encouraging outlooks for individuals and businesses. We have a surplus this biennium, a balanced budget going forward, and higher budget reserves than at any time in Minnesota history. We faced the tremendous downturn of the pandemic with resolve, and we have emerged from it with stability.

Senator Erin Murphy Responds to Budget Forecast

SAINT PAUL, MN – On Monday, Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) announced an inflation-adjusted budget surplus of $17.5 billion. Assistant Senate Majority Leader Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement in response to the economic forecast: