Speaker Zellers and Majority Leader Koch held a news conference this morning to discuss the state budget. Governor Mark Dayton has not put forward a complete and balanced budget in 90 days. His 50/50 proposal is neither complete or balanced. The GOP has put forward three budget offers – the session budget; kids, cops and courts; and withdrawing the tax cuts.
Speaker Zellers re-iterated the message that a government shutdown is not needed as the GOP has again put forward a balanced and complete budget that lives within the state’s means. Being that our message of compromise has not always been reported, we thought we’d simplify it with the attached graph:
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