Johnson won’t vote for constitutional amendment on Thursday to fund transportation using auto parts money

By |2018-05-16T14:48:35-05:00May 16th, 2018|

The Minnesota House will vote Thursday to decide on a proposal to amend the state constitution to dedicate sales tax revenues from motor vehicle repair and replacement parts to build roads and bridges. Representative Clark Johnson (D-North Mankato) says he's against the measure. Rep. Clark Johnson "The reason I'm against it is it just puts a lot of pressure on the General Fund. We've seen in years past, when (Tim) Pawlenty was Governor, it was deficit after deficit. It really put a huge burden on schools and local communities and we don't need to add to that burden." Tax [...]