MN GOP The Real Deadbeat On School Debt Says DFL

Is taking money from the state’s reserves to pay back schools when Minnesota is facing a predicted deficit next biennium a wise move? Rep. Ryan Winkler says the K-12 “shift” repayment will weaken the state and still leave it owing schools two billion dollars.

Representative Paul Thissen

MN School Shift Debate Previews Fall Campaign Themes

Debate over a Republican plan lower Minnesota state reserves to pay back schools brought DFL amendments to close corporate tax loopholes. The amendments never got put to a vote, but both sides got a chance to preview the rhetoric they will likely be using on the Fall campaign trail.