Democrats have long pretended to be the party of the “little guy.” In Minnesota, it’s clear that the stereotype is not holding up.
Governor Walz and his legislative cronies are pushing every new tax and regulation that they can, which hurts the average citizen more than anyone. Their latest policy aim would increase fees on fishing licenses and state park admission.
Here is Walz’s proposal for increasing fees:
- Raise fishing license fee from $25 to $30
- Raise fishing boat fees from $27 to $59
- Doubling the aquatic species fee from $10 to $20
- Increase state park stamp fees from $35 to $45
These proposals are expected to be included in the Democrat's environmental omnibus bill, which will likely be revealed sometime this week.
With a $21 billion budget surplus ($18 billion surplus, $3 billion in budget reserves), there is no reason to be raising taxes or fees of any kind. Of course, Democrats have already passed crazy tax increases.
These taxes hit average Minnesotans more than anyone else. With citizens fleeing Minnesota en masse, there will soon be no people left to pay these crazy fees and taxes.