Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll suggest devoting about one-fifth of Minnesota’s projected $1 billion surplus to an expanded child-care tax credit.
Move over, Florida. New numbers show that Minnesota could finish first when it comes to disaster insurance claims. Last year, Minnesota generated nearly $800 million in claims, and that’s only through the third quarter. If you’re wondering why your premium is going through the roof, you can blame what’s falling on your roof. Hail from storms on Aug. 6 damaged roofs, windows and siding all over the south metro.
The University of Minnesota is now defending itself against allegations of wasteful spending.