Minnesota's real budget debate began today when state finance officials announced a $1.9 billion surplus, an increase of $832 million from a report less than three months ago.
Gov. Mark Dayton said he has been told it is the largest-ever state surplus, but Minnesota Management and Budget officials worked to confirm that this afternoon.
The governor, a Democrat, said that he will propose usi...
February 27, 2015 - 2:31pm