In the wake of last week’s Supreme Court decision calling into question the scope of Minnesota’s unallotment statute, a bill that would substantially change the way Minnesota governors could use that power is cropping up on finance committee hearing schedules again.Read More »
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A descendant of the late Minnesota Gov. Rudy Perpich is reportedly following in the family line of work. But he's not pursuing a path to become a dentist or state lawmaker.Read More »
As Minnesota attempts to dig itself out of a $1.2 billion deficit, the 15-term DFL representative from Minneapolis came up with a plan that some say would save the state an estimated $500,000 each biennium. The idea: Abolish the position of lieutenant governor.Read More »
The charter school movement in Minnesota is at least temporarily on the ropes, reeling from a series of recent revelations that some of the state's approximately 150 charter schools have misused funds or failed to provide adequate oversight and accountability when it comes to leasing the buildings they occupy.Read More »
One of the most intriguing aspects of AFSCME's endorsement of DFLer Mark Dayton for governor is how it went down.Read More »
the overriding theme of the 2010 bonding bill is already set, and it's an echo of the cry that helped raise the late Rudy Perpich to the governor's office a generation ago: Jobs, jobs, jobs.
It's also likely to be super-sized compared to the recent past and to currently diminished state revenues.
This spring, at the invitation of five of Minnesota’s largest foundations, PSG spent six weeks compiling a report for the Legislature called Minnesota’s Bottom Line: Better Results for Dollars Spent.Read More »
Growing up on his family’s farm near Tracy, state Department of Human Services Commissioner Cal Ludeman says his childhood conjures images from a Norman Rockwell ...Read More »