At a Minneapolis community budget briefing on Saturday, April 30th, DFL State Representatives took a stand against this session’s devastating Republican budget proposals. They not only plan to strip services to the disabled and less fortunate but government operations that all Minnesotans have come to expect.
Most of our state tax dollars go towards helping cities maintain a civilized standard of living. Local government aid is funding provided by the state to city governments throughout Minnesota. It was originally created to equalize property tax burdens across the state and ensure that all Minnesotans have access to services like police and fire, parks and libraries, and other public amenities.