As the three-judge panel nears a decision, both sides are preparing for the next step.
Updated: April 07, 2009, - 08:53 AM
As the financial pie shrinks, the Legislature's DFL majority is battling itself over what must be reduced.
Updated: March 29, 2009, - 09:04 PM
The freedom to steal act? A Minnesota Senate measure with shorter sentences and more fees has plenty of critics.
Updated: March 26, 2009, - 11:45 AM
Minnesota's controversial Sex Offender Program will run out of money next month unless a bill to cover a $16 million shortfall gets quick action in the state Senate.
Updated: March 25, 2009, - 09:18 PM
Counties could add an extra half-cent to the sales tax to help make up for lost state aid and add...
Updated: March 23, 2009, - 08:54 PM
With three proposals on the table, legislators and Gov. Pawlenty now can start negotiating.
Updated: March 20, 2009, - 07:12 AM
Using stimulus funds, his budget boosts K-12 spending. DFLers say it masks trouble ahead.
Updated: March 18, 2009, - 09:37 AM
The revenue-neutral plan would limit a variety of deductions and credits used by many Minnesota families and businesses.
Updated: March 17, 2009, - 11:32 AM
The Senate plan also includes a 7% budget cut that slices nearly across the board. Reaction made for unusual allies.
Updated: March 12, 2009, - 11:54 PM