GOP Claims Responsibility For MN Surplus: DFL Calls Claim “Laughable”

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Click Photo to Watch GOP Sen. Senjem Claim Credit for State Surplus

Click Photo to Watch GOP Sen. Senjem Claim Credit for State Surplus

Minnesota Senate Majority Leader David Senjem (GOP) says his party will claim responsibility for the state’s surplus. House Minority Leader Paul Thissen (DFL) calls that claim “laughable” since most of the money contributing to the surplus has been borrowed.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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