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08/12/19
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Final transportation budget bill falls short of meeting the needs of Minnesotans

Despite several proposals put forward this legislative session to increase the amount of resources dedicated to building and maintaining Minnesota's roads, bridges, and transit infrastructure, the FY 2020-21 budget only raises minimal additional revenues.
07/12/19
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Minnesota's July Economic Update shows higher revenues, economic growth for now

The recently released July Revenue and Economic Update gave us somewhat good news about the state’s economic and budget landscape.
07/03/19
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Final education budget makes important investments, but leaves more to do to support all Minnesota students

The final E-12 education and higher education budgets for FY 2020-21 make important strides toward ensuring that more s...
07/02/19
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Raiding the state's budget reserve today could hurt everyday Minnesotans tomorrow

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It’s imperative to build a strong budget reserve when the state’s economic outlook is good, and Minnesota has made laudable progress. But that budget reserve will only work if we keep it strong and only use it when it's needed.

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