The Minnesota Management and Budget Office projected a $2.4 billion budget deficit for the state’s current biennium according to information released Tuesday. Senator Franzen issued the following statement.
The Minnesota Management and Budget Office projected a $2.4 billion budget deficit for the state’s current biennium according to information released Tuesday. In response, Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) released the following statement.
Minnesota Senate DFL Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, Assistant Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, and Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, praised Governor Walz today for making historic investments in Minnesotans’ top priorities.
The Republican Senate majority’s supplemental budget finance bill passed the Minnesota Senate today with a vote of 34-31. The bill, which included several controversial provisions, failed to get one DFL vote. Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, released the following statement.
Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook), Senate DFL Caucus Assistant Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury), and Senate DFL Caucus Leader Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) will hold a media availability Thursday April 6 to take questions and provide reaction to the Senate Republican budget bills that have passed the Senate over the last two weeks.
St. Paul, Minn.—Senate Republican leadership released their budget targets Friday afternoon. The targets show that Health and Human Services are slated for a $335 million cut, despite a $1.6 billion surplus. Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) shared his serious concerns with… Read More »Lourey: Beyond Dismayed with Senate Republican Health and Human Services Cut Target