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Senate OKs supplemental budget bill — includes $85M for broadband, extra $96M for E-12/higher education

From Senate Media Services and MSBA staff On a divided 39-24 vote, the Minnesota Senate approved a supplemental budget bill Thursday that allocates nearly $500 million to several state initiatives. Among the big items, $91 million is designated for programs to … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Senate DFL proposes $350 million for E-12 education over next biennium

On Friday morning, the Senate DFL majority leadership unveiled their budget proposal and committee targets for government spending for the 2016-17 biennium. The state has a projected budget surplus of $1.87 billion for the next biennium. The Senate E-12 education … Continue reading

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