Senator Ann Rest (DFL-New Hope) was appointed to serve on the House and Senate Taxes Conference Committee. Five appointed members from each legislative body will work over the course of the next few weeks to find a compromise on a final budget bill to bring back to the chamber of each legislative body for a final vote.
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.
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.
Minnesota Management and Budget presented the financial future of Minnesota today with a budget and economic forecast projecting a positive balance of $641 million for the FY 2020-21 biennium. Sen. Ann Rest issued the following statement in response.
Senator Ann Rest (DFL-New Hope), the Senate DFL lead on the Taxes Committee, has been elected President of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board. She will take office on January 21, 2021. “I have been a member of the executive… Read More »Senator Rest elected President of the Streamline Sales Tax Governing Board
On Friday, September 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. Today, on the day of her memorial at the United States Capitol, the women of the Senate DFL caucus released the following joint… Read More »Senate DFL Women Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg