Sen. David Senjem
Republicans are continuing their focus on school choice with a pair of proposals to help more families afford private school. Sen. David Senjem wants the state to set aside $80 million in tax credits for people and corporations that donate to scholarship funds.
The first wave of deposition notices went out Wednesday in federal lawsuit by a former Minnesota legislative staff member fired after his affair with the then-Senate majority leader.
A top Republican says a confidential legal arrangement in the Minnesota Senate is costing taxpayers $200 to $300 an hour stemming from a high-level scandal involving the former majority leader.
Minnesota Republicans are still reeling from the scandal that forced Senator Amy Koch to resign as Senate Majority Leader last month.
New Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he’s planning to push the legislative agenda championed by his ousted predecessor, including a focus on creating jobs.