Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

UPDATED:Minnesota gets $1.2 billion in good news; helps nursing homes and the rich

Email News Alerts

Minnesota's new budget deficit will be about $5 billion, down from $6.2 billion, but there are so many unanswered economic questions that the budget also could end up in worse shape.

Advertisement

Even with the better number, the state faces a massive deficit that legislators and the governor will debate through the spring. Gov. Mark Dayton immediately changed his proposed budget to eliminate an income tax surcharge and restore funding to health programs such as nursing homes.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness