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“Lake Wobegone” no more; Minnesota No Longer Above Average in Spending, Taxes

2011 Legislative Session

While the perception persists that Minnesota is a high-tax, high-spending state, testimony in front of a joint hearing of the Senate Taxes and Finance Committee this morning demonstrated that this is no longer true. Continue Reading →

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MN House Passes $1 Billion Budget Cutting HF130

2011 Legislative Session

This evening the Minnesota House passed HF130, which would take a $1 billion slice out of the state’s projected $6.2 billion budget shortfall by cutting $181 million in spending and reducing the next two-year budget by $822 million. Governor Dayton will likely veto the bill. Continue Reading →

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