State general fund spending for FY 2010–11 is set at $13.8 billion. Tom Emmer is committed to ensure that this critical spending of the budget is not reduced.
Approximately 40% of the state’s general fund spending is for K–12, some changes in priorities can be accomplished without undermining local school districts’ effort.
Minnesotans throughout the state take pride in their local schools, but they also expect more from them. Tom Emmer believes that reform of K–12 education is essential to maintain Minnesotans’ ability to:
If elected Tom Emmer will begin repay the $1.4 billion education shift in FY 2014. By enacting the Emmer Jobs Agenda and putting Minnesotans back to work, the economy will grow and repayment may be triggered more quickly.
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Tom Emmer for Governor
P.O. Box 14269
Saint Paul, MN 55114