Sen. John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin) is calling out Senate Republicans for not being transparent in the unveiling of their transportation budget last week. The $400 million bill is funded through a shift from the state’s general fund from auto-related sales taxes and borrows $325 million in bonding. Additionally, the bill includes no funding for transit and even creates a provision to act as a roadblock to any transit projects currently in the works, Sen. Hoffman says that puts transit options in the northwest suburbs in jeopardy.
ST. PAUL, Minn – State Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) is working to ensure the passage of a bill to bring our state’s driver’s licenses in compliance with the required federal REAL ID standards. The bill would allow the Department… Read More »Sen. Hawj advocates for REAL ID passage