Minnesota House Democrats pushed ahead Monday on a big spending increase for state programs aimed at creating new jobs.
The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
According to a study by the American Research Group, Americans will spend an average of $854 in holiday gifts.
It’s probably the most Instagrammed and Facebooked photo of the day: the red “I Voted” sticker. Cindi Houtkooper from Minneapolis emailed, Greg Swan from Chaska tweeted asking: How much do we spend on the stickers? Who pays for them?
This spring, one major event appears to be recession proof: High school prom. A new survey by Visa shows despite the sluggish economy, the cost of the high school rite of passage is skyrocketing.
Are you planning to go out and celebrate New Year’s Eve, or stay home and save money? This month’s Consumer Confidence Survey says more of us may be feeling like a bigger party this year compared to last.
The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit from Republican state senators who argued that a district court lacked authority to order continued state spending during last summer’s government shutdown.
A new survey shows folks in the Twin Cities are ready to party this holiday season.
Representatives from the long-term care industry say the state is overreaching by requiring counseling for those entering assisted living facilities.
In the two weeks since Minnesota’s shutdown began, Republican House and Senate leaders have called five times for Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special session. They say the shutdown is “completely unnecessary” because there’s agreement on almost every aspect of the major budget bill.
Health care spending in Minnesota rose to $36 billion in 2009, but state officials say the rate of growth fell to its lowest level in more than a decade.
Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to veto the biggest piece of the Legislature’s budget on Tuesday — a spending package for public schools.
A budget bill that would slice into projected spending on health care and social services programs has cleared the Minnesota Senate.
The split over taxes and spending continued Tuesday as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and top GOP lawmakers met again without resolving their fundamental differences.
The Minnesota House of Representatives has voted down Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to raise income taxes on the state’s wealthiest citizens to help solve the state’s budget dilemma.
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