Legislative Update

Legislative Update (2-13-15)

By Mary Franson / February 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, We found out late last week that Governor Dayton handed out double-digit taxpayer-funded pay raises to members of his Cabinet. These pay raises are estimated to cost the state as much as $1.4 million dollars over the biennium. According to one report, the pay increases range from 19% to as high as 58%. […]

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Legislative Update (2-6-15)

By Mary Franson / February 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, As mentioned in last week’s update, the Governor released his budget proposal last Tuesday. The Governor presented a long list of items he would like to see funded, some with merit and some not. After reviewing the Governor’s proposal I was drawn particularly to his “free” universal pre-Kindergarten proposal. While the Governor’s proposal […]

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Legislative Update (1-30-15)

By Mary Franson / January 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, It was an eventful week at the legislature as we saw the Governor release his budget proposal as well as the passage of an important flood relief package. Governor Unveils Budget Proposal Governor Dayton released the details of his budget proposal on Tuesday. In total, the Governor’s recommendations include a $6.839 billion dollar […]

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Legislative Update from Rep. Franson (1-23-15)

By Mary Franson / January 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, It was another busy week at the Capitol as legislators continued our work on the issues that matter most to Minnesotans. 2015 March for Life Yesterday was the annual March for Life. It is always such an honor to meet with constituents and citizens who take the time out of their busy lives […]

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Legislative Update (1-16-15)

By Mary Franson / January 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbors, It was an exciting first full week of session at the Capitol as committees kicked into high gear. I am excited to share with you some of the things that took place at the Capitol this week. Federal Tax Conformity Bill The House passed its first bill on Thursday of this week. HF […]

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