A Flavor of the Revenue Forecast Press Conferences

The DFL leadership met with reporters at 2:00 pm in room 181 of the State Office Building. Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller (DFL-59, Minneapolis) opened his comments saying, “Nothing exciting in the forecast.” He reiterated the fact the state deficit is nearly...

What Did We Learn in the GAMC Vote?

Yesterday’s vote to override Governor Tim Pawlenty’s (R-MN) veto on General Assistance Medical Coverage (GAMC) was a risky decision by leadership in the House, which was destined to fail on sharp political grounds. With a veto-proof majority in the Senate, the entire...