Minnesota Management and Budget Department

State Officials: Local Pay Jumped As Minn. Cap Eased Salaries of the top-paid employees in Minnesota city and county government have risen sharply since the state peeled back a restriction that made it rare for local personnel to earn more than the governor.
Minn. Government's Budget Fallback Goes Away A $600 million line of credit that has served as a safety valve for Minnesota's cash-strapped government has expired and won't be renewed.
City Releases Report On Voter ID Amendment Costs, Changes The office responsible for administering elections in Minneapolis released a report Wednesday saying that the proposed voter ID constitutional amendment could cost, if passed, an estimated $50 million in startup costs.