Legislative Leaders Response to the 2011 Revenue Forecast

The Republicans going first started with House Speaker Kurt Zellers (R-32B, Maple Grove), Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch (R-19, Buffalo), House Majority Leader Matt Dean (R-52B, Dellwood) and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Geoff Michel (R-41, Edina) who stood...

Republican Response to Dayton Budget

During our trek from the Harold Stassen Building, which houses the Department of Revenue over to the Republican Press Conference at the State Capitol, we tweeted the following: Expected Republican response to Dayton MN highest income tax in nation sings the song...

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...