Republican Majority 2017 Accomplishments

In commentary, news by Bruce Kaskubar0 Comments

In no particular order, here are changes passed by the legislature and signed into law during the 2017 legislative season. $650 million in tax relief – largest in nearly two decades Our state’s budget surpluses of recent years indicate that the Democrats’ multi-billion dollar tax increases of 2013 were extreme (not that some of us didn’t know it at the time). $300 million investment in roads – most since 2008 Not just bike paths or light rail… roads and bridges. Blocked Gov. Dayton’s universal health care Stabilized the individual health insurance market Stopped Gov. Dayton’s license tab fee increase Banned state funding for Southwest Light Rail Outlawed illegal immigrant driver’s licenses Who in their right mind offers government privileges to foreign law breakers? Allowed Sunday liquor sales Some …