Walsh announces bid for House in 15A

Princeton attorney Joe Walsh on Monday announced his intent to run for the Minnesota House of Representatives as a DFL candidate in District 15A.

“My campaign will focus on making taxation fair and providing high quality public education to rural students,” Walsh said.

He plans to accomplish these goals by equalizing the tax rate between the wealthiest Minnesotans and everyone else, lowering property taxes on small businesses to stimulate local job growth, and equalizing per-pupil funding for rural schools, he said.

“A new Minnesota Miracle is necessary to equalize the per-pupil funding and provide a fair chance to every student in Minnesota, like the one I received,” he said.

Rep. Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton) has not yet announced whether she intends to run for this seat.