Legislative Commission On Planning And Fiscal Policy
Minnesota state budget officials say state programs stand to lose $90 million a year in federal funds due to across-the-board spending cuts.
A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers is meeting to examine competing budget proposals from Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative majorities.
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.