Topic: State Budget

August State Revenue Collections Exceed Forecast Again

(Published Sep 14, 2015)

For the first two months of the fiscal year, state revenue collections are $143 million more than expected.

Minnesota General Fund Revenue Collections Exceed Forecast in July

(Published Aug 17, 2015)

Strong July collections continue the recent positive revenue collection trend.

State Revenue Collections Continue to Exceed Forecast

(Published Jul 20, 2015)

The impact of positive tax collections on the state’s fiscal year 2016 budget will be updated later this fall in the next state budget forecast.

Can the Legislature Complete Its Work by Monday’s Session Deadline?

(Published May 15, 2015)

A daunting volume of budget-related legislation needs to be processed by midnight on Monday to avoid a special session.

State Revenues Continue to Exceed Forecast

(Published Apr 13, 2015)

While the state outlook remains positive, U.S. indicators suggest slower economic growth at the national level.

Governor’s Supplemental Budget Includes Items for Cities

(Published Mar 23, 2015)

Additional budget resources are targeted toward housing, water, disaster relief, and debt service for a potential bonding bill.

State Budget Forecast Reflects Improvements

(Published Mar 2, 2015)

The state’s general fund is now projected to have a surplus of $1.869 billion by the end of fiscal year 2016.

State Revenue Collections Remain Above Forecast in January

(Published Feb 17, 2015)

State tax collections for the first seven months of fiscal year 2015 are $298 million over projections.

Governor’s Transportation Budget Released

(Published Feb 2, 2015)

The initiative would raise approximately $11 billion over the next 10 years.

Gov. Dayton Releases 2016-2017 State Budget Proposal

(Published Feb 2, 2015)

The recommendations include relatively few new city budget resources, but some proposed appropriation increases could benefit cities.

Governor’s Budget to Be Released Tuesday

(Published Jan 26, 2015)

The budget will include recommendations on programs that will impact cities.

State Budget Forecast Projects $372 Million Surplus

(Published Dec 8, 2014)

Although the budget appears to be healthy, the forecast report includes a few notes of caution.

Monthly State Revenue Collections Accelerate

(Published Nov 17, 2014)

The full state budget forecast will be released on Dec. 4.

State Revenue Collections for August Slightly Below Forecast

(Published Sep 22, 2014)

Collections for the first two months of the fiscal year are off by $79 million.

State Gets Some Good News in July Economic Update

(Published Jul 14, 2014)

State revenues for the first half of the 2014-2015 biennium are now up by $168 million.

May State Revenue Collections Slightly Below Forecast

(Published Jun 16, 2014)

This is the fourth month that revenue collections have failed to meet budget projections.