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Gov. Walz calls for additional education funding in state budget proposal

Education spending was prioritized in Gov. Tim Walz’s Budget for One Minnesota unveiled today. In total, Gov. Walz’s state budget proposal represents an investment of $733 million in additional pre-K through grade 12 education funding over the next two years, and … Continue reading

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Minnesota state revenue above February forecast

According to Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB), the state’s net general fund receipts for fiscal year (FY) 2018 are now estimated to total $22.034 billion — $348 million (1.6 percent) more than projected in the February 2018 Budget and Economic … Continue reading

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SESSION DAILY: Supplemental budget bill — all 989 pages — heads to governor and expected veto

Source: Session Daily By Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services staff A session that began three months ago has largely been boiled down to, well, a large bill that doesn’t appear to have gubernatorial support. In the middle of … Continue reading

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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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NSBA Federal Update: Congress agrees on spending deal

Source: National School Boards Association CONGRESSIONAL NEWS Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations: After heated debate on both the House and Senate floor overnight, Congressional leaders have finally reached a long-sought agreement on topline spending that will pave the way to complete … 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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