Minnesota Public Radio coverage of the Minnesota budget negotiations.
Lawmaker pay raise in Minn. budget bill Minnesota lawmakers would get their first pay boosts since the late 1990s under a budget proposal rolled out Tuesday in the Senate that also includes salary increases for the governor and top agency leaders.April 9, 2013
Dayton keeps up 'fair share' tax talk in Duluth Gov. Mark Dayton held a town hall meeting before a standing-room-only crowd of about 150 people in Duluth last night, to make the case for a budget plan that includes a tax hike on the wealthy and spending in education and other programs.March 22, 2013
Senate DFL budget focus: education and property taxes Another piece of the state budget puzzle fell into place Wednesday as Democrats in the Minnesota Senate released their framework for erasing a projected $627 million deficit while also increasing overall spending by $1.4 billion.March 20, 2013
Dayton to pitch budget plan on state tour DFL Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll be traveling throughout the state in the coming weeks to let Minnesotans know that he has a sound proposal for the state budget.March 18, 2013
Dayton's budget: What's in? What's out? Gov. Mark Dayton says his revised budget plan will include the same spending increases for education and economic development as his original proposal from six weeks ago, but he's hinting that the $500 property tax rebate from his first plan is likely to be scrapped.March 12, 2013