South Washington County lawmakers have some support, plenty of questions for Dayton budget plan

January 28, 2013 at 7:26 am in South Washington County Bulletin

Sen. Katie Sieben and Rep. Dan Schoen, both Democrats, said the proposal is honest in how it would balance the state budget by raising taxes and cutting spending rather than relying on funding shifts and other gimmicks that have been used in the past. Some taxes may end up being raised to help balance the budget, but Dayton’s plan heavily favored tax hikes over spending cuts, countered Republican Rep. Denny McNamara. Continue Reading