Governor Walz and Senate Republicans are sharply divided on their tax plans this session. Senate Republicans say their plan benefits 96-percent of Minnesota taxpayers–and half will see tax relief.

“This is a zero tax increase, it gives $800 million back to Minnesotans to do what they need. Our colleagues across the aisle are proposing $12 billion in four years–a $12 billion increase in four years that is the opposite of opportunity.”

Committee Chair Roger Chamberlain. Walz and Democrats are proposing a gas tax to pay for road and bridge fixes and preserving an expiring tax on health care providers.