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Legislative Update 3.9.12

By Mary Franson / March 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

News from Representative Franson This week Representative Garofalo, chairman of the Education Finance Committee introduced House File 2083. Since the November 2011 forecast we now have a $1.2 billion surplus. This budget surplus allows us to put kids first and start paying back the education shift. With this bill we are paying back all of […]

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Legislative Update 3.2.12

By Mary Franson / March 2, 2012 / 0 Comments

News from Representative Franson This week the Minnesota Management and Budget released their annual February budget forecast indicating a surplus of $323 million. Last November the forecast indicated an $876 million surplus, that money has been properly allocated according to state law to replenish the state’s financial reserves. After that money is allocated, the state […]

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