NEW PLATEAUS Selective Recognition and the Greek Financial Crisis
Continuing from the last post, we look at the most recent example of bonafide financial turmoil: Greece.
In Wednesday's article, I shared how when it comes to economic or political themes, people are... Posted on 8/10/12 at 11:02 AM
STAFF BLOG TALES FROM THE CHIEF Speaking with Shar Knutson
The Minnesota Legislature got back to work today, with the focal point being the erasure of an estimated $1.2 billion deficit.
At the same time, the Minnesota AFL-CIO is asking legislators to help get... Posted on 2/4/10 at 9:23 AM
Taxes would be raised on wealthy, cigarettes ST. PAUL — Minnesota political leaders have spent months preparing state budget plans, and eight days before the Legislature must adjourn for the year they announced they have reached agreement on some tax and spend guidelines.
Minnesotans employed in defense-related jobs might be most vulnerable ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s senior congressional Republican shows little optimism that massive automatic federal spending cuts can be avoided.
A month after Gov. Dayton’s budget proposal, politicians on both sides of the aisle wonder about the fiscal cliff, deficit and tax impacts ST. PAUL — Federal tax law changes could lead to a deeper Minnesota budget deficit, the state Senate leader says, one of several uncertainties about the state budget.
Don Davis and Danielle Killey
, February 17, 2013
WORTHINGTON — Three months after Nobles County Commissioners set a not-to-exceed levy for 2013, they reviewed information during a special Truth in Taxation hearing Thursday night that shows a pared down overall levy increase from 6.5 percent to 4.83 percent.
Worthington mayor Oberloh criticizes legislators for ignoring needs of Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to tweak the state budget to return some funding to emergency health care programs for the poor, enact programs to produce jobs and fight an invasion of Asian carp.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are moving forward early in their 2012 legislative session, hoping they do not need to revisit divisive budget decisions made last year while plugging a $5 billion deficit.
Army, Marines to shrink as funding slows
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon outlined a plan Thursday for slowing the growth of military spending, including cutting the size of the Army and Marine Corps, retiring older planes and trimming war costs.
WORTHINGTON — With 2011 in the record books, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday took a glance back at revenues and expenditures of individual departments for the year and found the preliminary results encouraging. According to county administrator Mel Ruppert, the county spent just 89 percent of its overall budget.
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