DFL House, Senate Republicans Contrasting Priorities

and everything else happening in the Legislature this week

House, Senate progress shows a stark contrast in priorities

The DFL-led House of Representatives took swift action to respond to Minnesotans’ pleas this week, passing bills to address the insulin crisis, data privacy concerns for voters, and access to firearms. Read more >>

Senate DFL urges caution when investing one-time money

Minnesota Management and Budget presented their February forecast this week, which estimates a $1.513 billion budgetary balance, all of which is one-time spending. This balance is $181 million more than the November 2019 forecast. Minnesota’s economic outlook is stable, but a slowdown remains in the forecast . Read more >>

POCI Caucus 2020 Legislative Session Priorities

Senate Republicans pushed through a controversial voter ID bill this week, which could reduce turnout in Minnesota elections by tens of thousands of voters. The proposal requires all voters to possess either a driver’s license, Minnesota identification card, or … Read more >>

Senate DFL Week in Review