Minnesota Public Radio coverage of the Minnesota budget negotiations.
State report to tally price of Minn. shutdown Was Minnesota's 20-day government
shutdown a money saver or budget drain? The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget plans to
answer that question Tuesday with a report detailing costs and
savings during the July standoff.November 21, 2011
State likely to face another deficit Economic growth in Minnesota is slowing to the point that Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature will likely have to overcome another budget deficit, state economist Tom Stinson told lawmakers on Thursday.October 7, 2011
Group homes worry about law change hidden in budget bill Advocates for the disabled were surprised to find new policies for group homes included in the state budget bill passed last week — policies they said were never publicly discussed or debated by lawmakers, state officials, or the governor.July 26, 2011
Reservations open today for state parks The online reservations system for Minnesota state parks reopens Tuesday morning, nearly a month after closing for the state government shutdown.July 26, 2011