Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds

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Senator Dave Senjem shared the following distribution amounts to be sent to Olmsted county, cities, and townships from Federal COVID funds. Of course, we only get money we had taxed or inflated from us in the first place. Enjoy seeing where the government decides to spend our money. To the good, Governor Walz seemed ready to spend all the money any way he saw fit. At least he decided to work with the legislature to distribute the funds evenly across the state. Population Funds Per Person Olmsted County 157,446 $19,094,680 $121.28 Cities Population Funds Per Person Byron 5,770 $434,713 $75.34 Dover 759 $57,183 $75.34 Eyota 1,973 $148,646 $75.34 Oronoco 1,503 $113,236 $75.34 Rochester 117,444 $8,848,261 $75.34 Stewartville 6,237 $469,897 $75.34 TOTAL 133,686 $10,071,936 $75.34 Townships Population Funds Per …

Pay no attention to the real economy behind the curtain

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“While the economy grew 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter, what most reports don’t mention is that 20 percent of that growth was health-care spending. And the majority of that spending was taxpayer-funded subsidies from ObamaCare.” One of the reasons we were supposed to pass the bill other than to see what was in it was that it would bend the cost curve down. Then, the growth in healthcare spending was considered too high. Now that’s higher, still, it’s touted as part of our progress. “Health spending will continue to outpace GDP — in fact, government actuaries forecast a whopping 6.1 percent annual growth for 2016-2023 versus 4.7 percent for 2013-15.” “A government-funded flood of new patients, many of them forced into mandatory spending on services they didn’t previously want or need, …