Mayors Release Budget Simulator That Allows Candidates for Governor, Public To Outline Key Priorities and Show How They Would Balance The Budget. You can find the simulator on this website.
CGMC Senior Policy Analyst Steve Peterson notes that the three candidates for Minnesota Governor have been asked to use the site. They have links to the plans that they have offered so far. Mark Dayton (DFL) has proposed a plan that has about a $600 Million dollar gap. Independence Party candidate Tom Horner has offered a plan that has more than two billion in unspecified cuts and redesign. Tom Emmer (R) has not offered any specifics except to say there would be no new revenue.