(Washington, DC)  —  Republicans in Minnesota’s congressional delegation are urging Governor Walz to forgive the state tax on Pay Protection Program loans to small businesses.

Representatives Tom Emmer, Jim Hagedorn, Michelle Fischbach, and Pete Stauber wrote the governor requesting the federal funding be tax-exempt.

Congressman Stauber said, “Minnesota’s businesses required these P-P-P loans through no fault of their own, and it is unacceptable for the Governor to punish them again by taxing this much-needed relief.”