MN Dept. Of Corrections To Close 2 Of State’s Smallest Prisons, Cites Substantial Budget CrisisThe Minnesota Department of Corrections says it is taking the “immensely difficult” action to close two of the state’s smallest prisons due to a substantial budget crisis.
Minnesota Zoo Asking Lawmakers For $1.5M Amid Budget CrisisA projected budget shortfall could force the Minnesota Zoo to go beyond layoffs and close some of its exhibits this year. Officials say the zoo is facing a budget crisis due to declining attendance and increased costs. A spokeswoman says the zoo is now asking lawmakers for $1.5 million in emergency funds.
Minnesota Zoo Faces Budget CrisisDeclining attendance and increased costs have the Minnesota Zoo facing a budget crisis. Zoo officials in Apple Valley have asked the state for $1.5 million in emergency funds to help maintain operations.
Budget Crisis Decisions Now Up To 'Super Committee'To avert a future debt ceiling and budget crisis, Congress has appointed a commission; a group of 12 to hammer out a deal the other 523 members of the House and Senate could not, and did not.