New state budget commissioner faces big challengeby Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton's pick to be commissioner of Management and Budget, Jim Schowalter, faces a massive challenge. He will have just six weeks to come up with a plan to solve the projected $6.2 billion deficit in Minnesota's next two-year state budget. MPR's Cathy Wurzer talked with Schowalter about his new job.
- Morning Edition, 12/31/2010, 7:20 a.m.