Passage of Laws in the 2024 Legislative Session

Minnesota Report To date, there have been 24 bills presented to Governor Tim Walz (DFL-MN) and all have been signed into law. https://www.revisor.mn.gov/laws/current/ The question remains whether or not any proposed Constitutional Amendments will be on the November...

Walz 2024 State of the State

Minnesota Report Last night’s 2024 State of the State Address by Governor Tim Walz (DFL-MN), was his sixth and due to the COVID pandemic was not his first outside of the House legislative chamber. In 2020, the address was made from the Governor’s Residence, and in...

2024 Governor Walz’ Supplemental Budget Recommendations

Minnesota Report In his announcement to increase state spending in specific areas Governor Tim Walz (D) accounted for $226 million in additional spending. The list of changes is widely varied and for its full explanation required a 39-page document. 2024...

The 2024 February Revenue Forecast and the Debt Capacity Forecast

Minnesota Report The numbers of the 2024 February Revenue Forecast provide a favorable outcome for the Governor Tim Walz (DFL-MN) Administration. As stated in the summary on the MMB website, “Minnesota’s budget and economic outlook has improved since November. The...

Continuing Issues with Uber/Lyft

Minnesota Report We are not surprised to hear about the continuing problems in compensation with drivers for Uber/Lyft, especially when that legislation was the only piece vetoed by Governor Tim Walz in 2023. In 2019, our publisher Shawn Towle was involved with a...