Tag Archives: 2010-11 budget

Paper Trail: The state’s $194 million in unobligated funds

There's been a lot of talk around the Capitol this week about the $200 million in unobligated cash Republican leadership asked the Minnesota Managment and Budget (MMB) Office to cut from state government as part of their $1 billion budget-cutting bill. Numbers from MMB show the state has $194 million total in unobligated dollars.

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House fiscal analysis: Back to school for education finance wonks

Estimates vary, but few believe there are more than eight people in Minnesota who actually understand the state's byzantine formula for funding K-12 education. Those seeking to scale the heights of K-12 finance would do well to spend the long weekend poring over a new 60-page report on the subject from the state House Fiscal Analysis Office.

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