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Lawmakers respond to positive news on state budget deficit

by T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol reporter — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton today (Monday, Feb. 28) styled the latest economic forecast that showed a $1 billion decrease in size of the state budget deficit a good news, bad news revelation.   It’s good … Continue reading

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State budget deficit now projected at about $5 billion

by T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol reporter — It’s a little less daunting. The February state budget forecast released today (Monday, Feb. 28) reveals lawmakers will be wrestling with a slightly smaller state budget deficit than first projected.   The new figures puts … Continue reading

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