An area state lawmaker supports a tax change to help those in the agriculture industry during the upcoming legislative session. State Senator Nick Frentz of North Mankato

“Expenses allowed for farm equipment is allowed at the federal level,” said Frentz. “And I’d like to see that pursued at the state level.”

Frentz says with the one-point-three billion-dollar surplus there is a possibility of a supplemental budget being passed by lawmakers this session as well.