The February budget forecast from Minnesota Management and Budget was presented today with a budget and economic forecast projecting a positive balance of $1.6 billion for the FY 2022-23 biennium. Minnesota’s budget outlook is significantly better for this biennium and the next due to an improved U.S. economic outlook that is bolstered by large federal actions that have emerged since November and were not incorporated in earlier projections.
Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) introduced the Boundary Waters Permanent Protections Bill (S.F. 763) Monday, to create protections for the Boundary Waters and the Rainy River Watershed by banning sulfide-ore copper mining on state-owned land.
On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power.
The 2021 Legislative Session began Tuesday, January 5 with the swearing-in of 67 new and returning members of the Minnesota Senate, including State Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) who will be serving his second term in office.
Senate District 48 legislators Representative Laurie Pryor (DFL-Minnetonka), Representative Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn (DFL-Eden Prairie), and Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) have announced a virtual town hall on Thursday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m.
The Minnesota Senate passed a $1.87 billion economic development package that will create jobs, invest in critical state infrastructure, and help Minnesota recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation invests $1.879 billion toward public assets such as… Read More »Senator Cwodzinski Votes Yes for Economic Development, Local Jobs and Public Safety