Category Archives: budget

Minnesota projects $329 million state budget surplus for 2018-2019

Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) today released the 2018 February Budget and Economic Forecast. Minnesota’s budget and economic outlook has improved since November. A surplus of $329 million is now projected for the fiscal year 2018-19 biennium. The revenue forecast … Continue reading

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NSBA Federal Update: Budget update

Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) On February 12, the Trump Administration submitted the fiscal year 2019 budget request to Congress, which proposes a $3.8 billion cut to the U.S. Department of Education, a $2.6 billion decrease for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Session Daily: House, Senate head toward lawsuit over Gov. Dayton’s legislative funding veto

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Avise See you in court. That was the message Friday from Republican House and Senate leadership in approving a resolution to seek outside legal representation in an effort to restore funding for the Legislature that … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Gov. Dayton signs budget bills into law, but showdown with lawmakers continues

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Avise Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday he would sign into law nine budget bills that make up the state’s $46 billion, two-year budget, and would allow a $650 million tax bill to become law without … Continue reading

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Pioneer Press: Legislature gets budget deal — but will need an overtime special session

Source: Pioneer Press Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish the job. Forty-five minutes before their constitutionally mandated end of this year’s five-month legislative session, Republican … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Legislature to move forward with budget bills — without governor’s agreement

Source: Session Daily By Ricky Campbell The Legislature will move ahead with passing renewed budget bills, Republican leaders announced Friday, hoping to wade through the arduous task of assembling conference committees, approving reports, negotiating with the administration and passing finalized … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton to veto budget bills — including E-12 education bill — and resume negotiations next week

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Mohr Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday he will veto the five budget bills he’s so far received from the Legislature but expects face-to-face negotiations with legislative leaders to resume Monday. His remarks came during a … Continue reading

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