With another state budget deficit looming, Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration is planning to go public with ideas to change how government operates. House Republicans have made the most noise this summer and fall about government restructuring with their Reform 2.0 initiative.Read More »
The House passed its state government finance bill after more than six hours of floor debate on a 72-61 party-line vote. Legislators sparred over cuts to the state workforce and reforms to state government.Read More »
Dogged by allegations of politically motivated cuts - and beset by criticisms and questions about some of its funding mechanisms - the House State Government Finance bill has become a controversial and complex affair.
Tagged with: collective bargaining Frank Hornstein Kerry Gauthier labor unions Lyndon Carlson Mark Dayton Mary Liz Holberg Morrie Lanning politicsinminnesota Rebecca Otto Scott Walker state agencies state government reformRead More »
Babak Armajani, co-founder of the government-reinvention group, Public Strategies Group, discusses working on reforming the Iowa state bureaucracy with then-Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack. The effort was called, The Iowa Reinvention Partnership.Read More »