Taxpayers League of Minnesota Podcast #71: The big 4 soon to hit the floor, Taxes, Spending, Pensions and Bonding

Margaret Martin and special guest host Senator Al DeKruif summarize the week of 5/7 in the 2018 Minnesota State Legislative session. They talk about the just agreed to by the Senate and House Tax bill, the Pension bill, Spending Bill and Boding bill. NOTE: This episode had some technical […] Click here to view original post taxpayersleague.libsyn.com

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Taxpayers League of MN Podcast #67 Talking Budget Targets and the Millionaire on Food Stamps

Ted Lillie and Margaret Martin summarize the week of 4/9 in the 2018 Minnesota State Legislative session. We are one week out till 3rd deadline. House Budget Targets are out, Waite Park Millionaire on SNAP benefits, more MN.IT questionable spending. Music is "Ditch Diggin" by the Jingle Punks (copyright […] Click here to view original post taxpayersleague.libsyn.com

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Taxpayers League of Minnesota Podcast #65: Dayton SOS, Legacy, Budget

Ted Lillie and Margaret Martin summarize the week of 3/12-3/16 in the 2018 Minnesota State Legislative session. The Governor’s last State of the State address and his legacy; his supplemental budget released on Friday. MNLARS fix bills moving through the House and Senate. Opioid Taxes. Laws about cars and […] Click here to view original post taxpayersleague.libsyn.com

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Mediate this Dayton!

Expensive incompetence

Mark Dayton leaves Minnesota with unsustainable spending levels, higher levels of debt, poor transparency and accountability of public agencies and more kicking the can down the road of some of the state’s biggest structural economic and fiscal challenges.  But hey congratulations, taxpayer! You’ve paid such high taxes so that there is a budget surplus at least for the next few years!

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