Pieces of Minnesota’s $40-billion budget are starting to move. The work starts first in the Senate Monday with bills that fund state agencies and Minnesota’s public universities and colleges.
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers voted to ratify the contract agreement reached earlier this month with Minneapolis Public Schools Saturday. Votes were tallied Saturday morning after voting closed Friday night at 11:59 p.m.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.