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Senate candidates differ on taxes, jobs


Both Minnesota Senate District 57 candidates agree that budget cuts are an essential part of solving the state's budget deficit, and that bringing back jobs to the state is a top priority -- they just disagree on how to do it.

Karin Housley, the Republican challenger in the race who cites her business acumen as a key qualification, said the state's projected $5.8 billion budget deficit isn't caused by lack of revenue, but overspending.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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