Minnesota has a budget surplus. But it’s not a lot, and by law it will be used to restore the state’s “rainy day” fund and start paying back the more than $2 billion dollars the state owes school districts for delaying payments.
The forecast, and reaction from Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, Republicans and Democrats.
The budget forecast:
Governor Mark Dayton’s reaction:
Reaction from DFL legislative leaders:
Reaction from GOP legislative leaders: