Sen. Dziedzic

Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen Says DFL Caucus Strongly Backs Governor Walz’s Executive Order Punishing Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen said today that the Senate DFL Caucus strongly supports Governor Tim Walz’s push to punish Russia for its “unprovoked and illegal” deadly aggression against Ukraine by ensuring the State of Minnesota terminates all contracts with Russian entities and refrains from entering into future contracts.

Senator Kari Dziedzic on State Budget Forecast

Today, Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) released the November budget forecast, estimating a $7.7 billion positive budgetary balance. The dramatic change since the May forecast is due to strong growth in individual income, consumer spending, and corporate profits.