Minnesota's Projected Budget Surplus Just Got BiggerMinnesota budget officials say the state’s projected surplus is $1.513 billion -- $181 million larger than a November estimate.
Minn. Releases Intragovernment Sexual Harassment DataMinnesota's state government has a written no-tolerance policy toward sexual harassment that sets standards for identifying unwelcome behavior and guidelines for a management response. Many agencies, including the Department of Public Safety, have their own sexual harassment prevention and misconduct action plans to buttress the state policy.
August Saw $113M In Excess Revenue Land In Minnesota CoffersRobust corporate, sales and income tax receipts have led to another month where Minnesota's revenues far exceeded forecaster expectations.
State Tax Collections Beat Forecast By $30 Million In JulyMinnesota's economic hot streak isn't letting up. State tax collections beat estimates by $30 million, or 3 percent, in July. That's according to a Department of Minnesota Management and Budget report released Monday.
Hefty Roster Of Public Works Projects Lands Before LawmakersJostling has begun among Minnesota cities, counties and state government agencies to get road projects, nature trails, amphitheaters, prison repairs and much more into a public-works borrowing plan that Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature will assemble next year.
Minnesota Agency Employees Warned Of Layoffs Get New NoticeMinnesota state government employees warned this month of potential layoffs have gotten new notices canceling the threat.
May Tax Collections Exceeded State Expectations By $53MMay was a strong money month for Minnesota's tax collectors. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget said Wednesday that the state took in $53 million more than anticipated in tax collections last month.
Minnesota Pulls In Extra $100M In Taxes In February, MarchMinnesota has kept up a run of financial good fortune with $100 million more in tax collections in February and March than forecasters predicted. A report Friday from the Department of Minnesota Management and Budget said the additional revenue topped projections by 4.6 percent.
State Tax Collections Add Up To $43M Extra In FebruaryMinnesota revenue collections have shattered expectations yet again. February saw $43 million more than finance officials were banking on. Figures released Tuesday by the Department of Minnesota Management and Budget said that amount was 5.7 percent ahead of projections.
Minnesota Hiring Executive To Seek Out ExecutivesMinnesota is in search of a new government executive to recruit other executives.
Minnesota Sees Tax Collections Outpace Projections AgainMinnesota's coffers are $212 million fuller than state finance officials thought they'd be at this stage.
July Tax Collections Come In Below Projections Minnesota's tax collections for July have come in $69 million below expectations. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget released its monthly revenue Monday. It shows the state took in 6.6 percent less than was forecast.
Minnesota Tax Collections Below Mark For 4th Month For a fourth straight month, Minnesota's tax collections have come in slightly below expectations. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget reported Tuesday that the state took in $17 million less than anticipated in May. That's 1.1 percent below the amount officials estimated in a February long-range forecast. Income and corporate taxes missed the mark the most.
Minn. Tax Collections Dip Below Projection Minnesota's tax collectors took in slightly less than they were counting on in February and March, but finance officials aren't sounding alarms.
Minn. High Court Wants More Info On Vikings Case A state agency that was to sell bonds for the Minnesota Vikings stadium says a lawsuit holding up that $468 million offering is flawed. Department of Minnesota Management and Budget lawyers pressed the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to dismiss the case.