In the latest report on the state's revenue picture, state revenues were $58.2 million, or 4.4. percent, less than forecast.
But the state's receipts for 2012 fiscal year were $700,000 more than forecast.
Minnesota Management and Budget, which releases the monthly revenue report, warns that the results are "preliminary and subject to revision."
"Monthly revenue variances should be interpreted with great caution. Wide swings in variances for particular revenues may be caused by variations in the rate at which receipts are received or refunds are processed and not reflect changes in the revenue outlook," the agency said.
The state will have a truer picture of where things stand on Dec. 1, when fiscal experts release the next revenue forecast.
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Maine's bombastic Republican governor has built a reputation on his unfiltered comments, but his obscene tirade unleashed on a liberal lawmaker prompted Democratic lawmakers Friday to warn that the governor was coming unhinged and to call for a political intervention.