When given the chance to play legislator and balance the 2012-13 state budget, citizens overwhelmingly chose to do so with both tax increases and spending cuts.
Updated: July 26, 2011, - 08:38 PM
Judging from what I heard at a forum in Bloomington a few hours after the new budget became law, I'd advise Republican legislators and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton to keep a low profile this weekend.
Updated: July 23, 2011, - 09:33 PM
I'd say that with a 2011 budget deal that guarantees a big deficit in 2013, even closer collaboration between legislators and Dayton's commissioners is in order in the next six months. Redesign efforts launched this year should bear legislative fruit beginning in 2012.
Updated: July 17, 2011, - 06:51 PM
It's time for the 'redesigners' to start thinking hard about the future.
Updated: July 16, 2011, - 09:50 PM
What would he advise the two parties as to the political impasse?
Updated: July 12, 2011, - 02:15 PM
They must. The state's leaders will need to work together to foster the innovation necessary for the next 20 years and beyond.
Updated: July 09, 2011, - 08:53 PM
“Our elected officials are looking out for their party agendas, rather than what’s in the best interests of all of Minnesota," former Medtronic CEO says.
Updated: July 07, 2011, - 10:38 PM
He was a champion for learning and much more.
Updated: July 06, 2011, - 02:54 PM
With the shutdown, state leaders have turned a combustible situation into a potential disaster.
Updated: July 02, 2011, - 12:22 PM