Budget Proposals and Outcomes

Governor Dayton Strives to Increase Opportunity in His FY 2016-17 Budget Proposal, April 2015
After nearly a decade of frequent deficits and cuts to services, Minnesota’s outlook is improved and now faces a projected $1.9 billion surplus. Governor Mark Dayton uses the opportunity in his budget for the upcoming biennium to make investments in high quality schools, affordable college tuition and a safe and modern transportation system to build a more prosperous state.

Budget Choices in the 2013 Legislative Session Take Minnesota in a Better Direction, June 2013
The FY 2014-15 budget approved in the 2013 Legislative Session made significant progress toward making Minnesota's tax system fairer, investing in the state's future, and putting the state on firmer financial footing. This issue brief examines the details of the budget in health and human services, E-12 education, higher education, economic development and housing, and taxes.

Governor Dayton's FY 2014-15 Budget Focuses on Tax Reform, Financial Stability and Investments, April 2013
Governor Dayton's budget proposal seeks to reach important goals, including sharing the responsibility for funding public services more equitably, putting the state on firm financial footing and investing in the building blocks of shared economic success.


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