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Chairman Jim Knobloch of the Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee is all smiles Tuesday, May 16, 2017, as he walks to budget negotiations in the governor's office. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 17, 2017 - 7:36am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 11, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Mary Murphy of Hermantown and Greg Davids of Preston talk on the House floor Wednesday, May 10, 2017, as fellow lawmakers debate a transportation funding bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
May 11, 2017 - 8:16am
May 3, 2017
Lobbyists and others are silhouetted Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Minnesota Senate Building. Many people were hanging around hallways as much of the activity was occuring in private meetings after most conference committees wrapped up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
May 3, 2017 - 8:39am
April 16, 2017
Myron Frans, Minnesota's top finance official, says on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Republicans rely on "fuzzy math" for their budget plans. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
April 16, 2017 - 12:37pm
April 2, 2017
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
April 2, 2017 - 10:57am
February 6, 2017
Brenda Cassellius, commissioner with the Minnesota Department of Education, presented Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal to the House Education Finance Committee Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 17, 2016
House minority leader-elect Melissa Hortman of Brooklyn Park looks on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, as Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook praises Democratic Gov. Mark for how he has managed the state budget. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
December 17, 2016 - 12:08am
October 8, 2016
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2017 levy
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
Wadena City Council changes August regular meeting, schedules budget meetings
August 8, 2016 - 12:08am
November 9, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
November 9, 2015 - 12:08am
April 8, 2015
Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle budget ground
April 8, 2015 - 12:08am
March 30, 2015
Education leads Dayton budget, with elderly care officials disappointed
March 30, 2015 - 12:08am
March 10, 2015
State Budget Director Margaret Kelly sorts charts before Minnesota Management and Budget officials announced Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, that the state has a projected $1.9 billion surplus. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Big tax surplus equals big dispute
March 10, 2015 - 12:08am
September 19, 2014
Wadena commissioners cut $330,000 from 2015 budget
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
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