Gov. Scott Walker says faculty and staff in the University of Wisconsin System should be teaching more classes and doing more work. He made the comments Wednesday during an interview on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee.
Minnesota state budget officials say state programs stand to lose $90 million a year in federal funds due to across-the-board spending cuts.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it will close two air traffic control towers in Minnesota because of federal budget cuts.
Minnesotans could suffer from those budget cuts too. Some over time, and some right away.
The Walker Community Church fire on May 27 was caused by lightning and injured five firefighters as they fought the blaze.
Residents of New London, Minn. will have fewer hours of police protection next year.
The Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul announced they are cancelling two productions scheduled for next spring due to budget cuts.
State budget cuts are forcing a southeast Minnesota dental clinic that serves the needy to close its doors.
Minnesota lawmakers are working Saturday with less than three days left in the legislative session, as the Capitol fills with demonstrators on gay marriage and budget cuts.
The Minnesota Corrections Department says prison budget cuts proposed by Republican majorities in the House and Senate are so deep, public safety is at risk.
Congressional budget cuts could jeopardize a federal program that controls wolves that attack or threaten farm animals or pets in Minnesota.
Students, faculty and administrators urged Gov. Mark Dayton during a roundtable discussion Wednesday to stand firm against deep cuts in Minnesota higher education.
The Minnesota House prepared to vote Wednesday on deep cuts to projected health and welfare spending, the last in a lineup of budget bills, as Republicans who run the Legislature finished their opening offer to solve the state’s $5 billion deficit.
A public safety package that would toughen penalties for sex offenders while cutting spending on prisons, legal services, crime victim programs and the state’s anti-discrimination office has cleared the House.
A cost-cutting bill that freezes government worker pay for two years, alters state employee health insurance and slices budgets for most agencies has cleared the Minnesota Senate.