local government aid

House Passes First Wave Of Big Cuts
City leaders from across the state are bracing for what's expected to be cuts to Local Government Aid. In fact, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the bill yesterday (Thursday) 68-63 that eliminate about $1-billion from the state budget deficit. The Senate is expected to take up th…
1st Big Vote On 1st Wave Of Minnesota Budge Cuts
The Republican-led House is taking its first big vote of the year with a bill biting $1 billion off a state budget problem six times as large. The bill seeks savings by cutting allowances to local governments and colleges, freezing state worker pay and forcing agencies to hand over money they had y…