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Initial Budget Forecast shows a $1.9 Billion Surplus

We need to continue to build on our strong, broad coalition of supporters to make sure that community-based services are priority for policymakers before session even begins on March 8th

The initial state budget forecast was released early December and it shows a $1.9 billion surplus. This is good news for the Best Life Alliance and Home and Community-Base Services, but there are many groups vying for these dollars already. 

Several media stories following the forecast announcement mentioned the Best Life Alliance five percent rate increase among the priorities being considered for spending the surplus dollars.This is great news!

We need to continue to build on our strong, broad coalition of supporters to make sure that community-based services are priority for policymakers before session even begins on March 8th.

Contact your legislators today – for full list of legislators or to search who represents you, check out the district finder on the Minnesota Legislature website.