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October 20, 2009
Baby boomers are a budget buster
October 20, 2009 - 7:21am
October 15, 2009
Plenty of questions remain in city budget
After more than four hours of budget discussions, the Farmington City Council is no closer to having a finalized 2010 budget. If anything, they have more to think about than they did before. Council members had a double-whammy when it came to their budget talks Monday. First, they...
October 15, 2009 - 10:00am
July 27, 2009
Chief justice finds no good solutions for funding
WILLMAR -- The state's budget issues create a challenge for which there are no good solutions, only what Minnesota Chief Justice Eric Magnuson calls the "least bad" solutions. If there is a good outcome to the budget, staffing and service cuts made in the Minnesota Judicial Branch,...
July 27, 2009 - 7:24am
June 25, 2009
Board passes 2009-10 budget
The Farmington School District is in much better financial shape than it was in 2006 but that doesn't mean passing the 2009-2010 budget was easy. While most of the budget was cut and dry, at least one school board member had trouble with what to budget for the Other Post Employment...
June 25, 2009 - 2:18pm
June 18, 2009
Union has budget ideas of its own
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty would not need to cut budgets so deeply if he would listen to a state union's ideas, the organization's executive director says. Jim Monroe of the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees said that his staff is looking into ways the state can save...
June 18, 2009 - 7:53am
June 11, 2009
Council gets early look at 2009-10 budget
With nothing fancy and no real frills in mind, the Farmington City Council has set to work on a 2010 that will likely include the need to come up with an extra $595,000, just to maintain the status quo. The budget cycle started Monday with a workshop to go over the basic objectives...
June 11, 2009 - 4:06pm
May 22, 2009
Pawlenty to cities: How much should I cut?
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty said small cities will be protected when he cuts spending to balance the state budget, but he wants other cities...
May 22, 2009 - 7:31am
May 21, 2009
Gov.'s move changes balance of power
Gov. Tim Pawlenty left Democrats sputtering when he vowed to balance the state budget on his own, without the Minnesota Legislature. It was a move that changed the contours of the session's final days. Democrats may have miscalculated by sending Pawlenty a full slate of budget bills...
May 21, 2009 - 7:09am
May 19, 2009
Lawmakers assign blame for budget stalemate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers agree the whopping budget deficit they faced this legislative session was no surprise, but point fingers across...
May 19, 2009 - 7:34am
Shouting ends deficit session
ST. PAUL - Shouting matches ended the 2009 Minnesota legislative session early Tuesday as lawmakers struggled to balance the state budget. Legislators...
May 19, 2009 - 7:21am
May 18, 2009
Pawlenty trims public works bill
ST. PAUL - Flood prevention and recovery projects will be fully funded, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty trimmed a public works funding bill, saying legislators want to spend too much. The bill originally proposed spending $361 million, with $300 million coming from funds the state would b...
May 18, 2009 - 7:19am
House upholds health, tax vetoes
ST. PAUL - Money talk became emotional Sunday as Minnesota representatives sustained two vetoes -- one that ends a health program for the state's...
May 18, 2009 - 7:04am
May 15, 2009
Pawlenty starts cutting budget himself
ST. PAUL - Gov.
May 15, 2009 - 7:18am
May 14, 2009
Funding bills pass without full funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators rushed through bills funding a bulk of the state budget Wednesday, but without fully paying. The Democratic-controlled...
May 14, 2009 - 7:35am
May 11, 2009
Progress slow on budget solution
ST. PAUL - Legislators on an education funding committee took the weekend off. A spat among Minnesota lawmakers negotiating a health-care spending...
May 11, 2009 - 7:13am