Minnesota's Latest State Budget & Economic Forecast / Nursing Crisis
On this week's program, Governor Tim Walz and legislative leaders react to the record-setting projected budget surplus of $7.7 billion. Plus, Minnesota’s Management and Budget Commissioner James Schowalter and Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, the State Economist, offer context and perspective on what it means for Minnesota policymakers.
Also, key stakeholders appear before a Senate committee to underscore a growing problem confronting Minnesota hospitals and nursing homes: a shortage of nursing staff. Moderator Shannon Loehrke presents highlights of their remarks.