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Gov. Tim Walz lays out details of the state’s projected $1.6 billion surplus during a Feb. 26 press conference. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)

Whiplash: Expected deficit becomes $1.6B surplus

The state's revised February economic forecast projects a $1.57 billion surplus for the 2022-23 biennium, the period for which the Legislature is now preparing a two-year state budget.

About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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