At Issue: April 11 — DFL, GOP disagree on best approach to transportation funding | KSTP.com

At Issue: April 11 — DFL, GOP disagree on best approach to transportation funding

Ricky Campbell
Created: April 11, 2021 06:35 PM

The Minnesota Legislature returned from Easter and Passover break with just five weeks left in the session — and major differences on what to do with the state’s projected budget surplus.

DFLers in the House are planning on their infrastructure and transportation improvements to be funding through tax increases, while Republicans in the Senate want to eliminate the Northstar Commuter Rail. Our political analysts explain why the tax increases might be necessary, even with a surplus.

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