Under the latest revenue forecast, the state could repay the last of its debt to schools and still have $825 million left for tax breaks, more spending or other needs just as Dayton and legislators head into an election year.
Updated: December 06, 2013, - 06:48 AM
The road to recovery has been long, slow and at times uncertain. A deeper look shows that even as both sides work to tie their ideologies to the upswing.
Updated: December 04, 2013, - 09:22 PM
Minnesota spends $160 million a year on more than 160 commissions and boards. Some exist in name only.
Updated: December 02, 2013, - 10:42 AM
The governor said that the Nursing Board staff’s statements at a legislative hearing last week that it needed more authority were “finger-pointing” and “very difficult to believe.”
Updated: November 19, 2013, - 06:31 AM
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton is plotting what could become the biggest streamlining of state government in decades as he pivots into the last year of his first term and prepares to face voters for re-election. He wants to declutter state processes and eliminate outdated laws.
Updated: November 17, 2013, - 06:10 AM
A word of caution to consumers who are behind on paying their state taxes — the Minnesota Department of Revenue...
Updated: November 10, 2013, - 12:13 AM
Several significant donors to the Catholic Church and Catholic causes say they no longer support Archbishop John Nienstedt and will stop giving money to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis until it has a new leader.
Updated: November 07, 2013, - 12:20 PM
Governor’s staff negotiates the settlement down in home child-care unionization suit.
Updated: October 29, 2013, - 10:15 PM
Revered for work with poor, the Rev. Kevin McDonough, former vicar general of the archdiocese, is accused of protecting abusers.
Updated: October 27, 2013, - 09:08 AM