Rep. Jon Applebaum (44B) – Legislative Update
I’d like to start off by hoping everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving, with good times surrounded by family, friends and plenty of food. I also wanted to share some very exciting personal news: my wife Kate and I are expecting our first child this April. Since I work for you, I thought you may like to know!
As for updates from the State Capitol:
Earlier this week Minnesota Management and Budget announced the November Economic Forecast, which provides a preliminary financial outlook for the next legislative session. Unfortunately, the news wasn’t good, with a projected budget deficit standing at $302 million, when taking into account legislative funding not yet appropriated. As things stand now, this could balloon to $586 million in just over a year and a half. Read More