Legislative Commission On Planning And Fiscal Policy

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Minn. Stands To Lose $90M From Federal Cuts

Minnesota state budget officials say state programs stand to lose $90 million a year in federal funds due to across-the-board spending cuts.


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Legislative Budget Panel Meets As Impasse Drags

A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers is meeting to examine competing budget proposals from Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative majorities.


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Minn. Official: Medicaid Switch Won’t Be Quick

An order to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor is expected to be one of Gov.-elect Mark Dayton’s first official acts next month. But a state human services official said Tuesday that it could take until October for the program to begin operating.