Jim Showalter

Moody's Ups Minnesota Financial Status To 'Stable'A major credit rating agency has upgraded its outlook on Minnesota's financial status from "negative" to "stable." Minnesota Management and Budget announced Tuesday that Moody's Investor Services bumped up the state's standing.
GOP Panel Backs Minn. Cash-Flow BorrowingA panel of Republican lawmakers has given Gov. Mark Dayton's budget chief its stamp of approval for the state to borrow from a line of credit if necessary to meet cash flow needs in a shaky economy.