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Public safety, education, tax relief are MN Senate GOP’s top priorities for 2022 session

By |January 27th, 2022|

Minnesota Senate Republicans say their top priorities for the fast-approaching 2022 session are public safety and education -- plus major tax relief: "The proposal from the governor is insulting.  It barely covers the monthly cost of diapers in my house." [...]

Walz rolls out anti-crime package much different from Senate Republicans’

By |January 27th, 2022|

300 million dollars over three years -- a quarter-million dollars annually for an average city -- what Governor Tim Walz proposes to help fight the crime wave in Minnesota.  He also wants 45 million dollars for various community-based programs, including [...]

Another push by Republicans this year to eliminate all state tax on Social Security benefits regardless of income

By |January 27th, 2022|

Another round this year in a perennial battle at the Minnesota Legislature.  Majority Leader Jeremy Miller says: "Senate Republicans will make it a priority to repeal the tax on Social Security income.  No more taxes on Social Security income." Democratic [...]

Walz renews push to legalize recreational marijuana, virtually no chance in GOP-controlled Senate

By |January 27th, 2022|

Governor Tim Walz is renewing his push to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota, even though it has almost zero chance of passing the Republican-controlled state Senate, particularly in an election year.  Walz says about recreational cannabis that he's "not encouraging [...]

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