Senator Liz Boldon on Senate Republican’s Vote to Block $1.5 billion in Public Works Funding for Statewide Infrastructure Needs

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – In Senate floor action on Thursday Senate Republicans voted down more than $1.5 billion in public funding for local infrastructure, public housing, higher education assets, and other projects throughout the state that would create good-paying union jobs in Rochester and every corner of Minnesota. “This is only the latest sign that Senate Republicans are unwilling to put the needs of people above politics,” said Senator Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester).

Governor’s Budget will Support Rochester’s Children and Families 

Senator Liz Boldon applauds Governor’s focus on lowering costs and providing stability

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced their budget priorities for children and families Tuesday, which include historic investments in childcare, early learning, and the creation of a new Department of Children, Youth, and Families. In response to their announcement, Assistant DFL Leader Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester) applauded the administrations priorities.