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December 20, 2016
County sets budget; tax levy to increase 2.98 percent
WORTHINGTON — In its final meeting of 2016, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners took care of a lot of housekeeping matters, including a vote on the 2017 budget and levy. Remaining unchanged from a budget hearing earlier this month, commissioners set the 2017 budget at $34,393,328,...
December 20, 2016 - 8:45pm
December 14, 2016
City OKs 2017 budget, purchases new liquor store site, OKs purchase agreement for movie theater site
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved its 2017 budget Monday night, setting the tax levy at $3,675,697— a 6.8 percent increase...
December 14, 2016 - 6:54am
September 7, 2016
City's pre-certified levy represents 7.3 percent increase
WORTHINGTON--The Worthington City Council recommended the pre-certification of a 7.3 percent levy increase for the 2017 budget during a special Tuesday afternoon meeting. The final version of the budget presented to council members Tuesday showed a total net levy of $3,693.604. According...
September 7, 2016 - 11:29am
August 31, 2016
County talks staff additions, bonding during budget work session
WORTHINGTON -- During a nearly three-hour budget work session Wednesday morning, Nobles County commissioners continued to examine and discuss the numbers as they approach the deadline to set a not-to-exceed levy in approximately three weeks. Updated budget summaries presented to commissioners...
August 31, 2016 - 9:36pm
August 30, 2016
City planning for 2017 budget continues
WORTHINGTON -- Days after Worthington City Council members took their first look at the proposed 2017 city budget -- one that, as presented, reflects a 19.79 percent levy increase over 2016 -- Mayor Mike Kuhle said in an early Tuesday morning budget hearing the numbers have to come...
August 30, 2016 - 9:31pm
August 29, 2016
City begins 2017 budget talks
WORTHINGTON -- Members of the Worthington City Council gathered for an early morning meeting Friday to begin discussions on the city’s 2017 budget. It was the first of two budget meetings scheduled within a week, with the second meeting slated for 7 a.m. Tuesday. Friday’s agenda...
August 29, 2016 - 10:19am
July 27, 2016
County begins budget discussion
WORTHINGTON -- Managing a multi-million dollar budget in county government seems a never-ending process, and Nobles County commissioners began the task for 2017’s budget during a Wednesday morning work session. Commissioners took their first look at the proposed budget, which staff...
July 27, 2016 - 9:59pm
May 20, 2016
As deadline looms closer, Dayton says tax and budget deal are not done
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers appear ready to cut Minnesotans’ taxes nearly $260 million before they leave for the year Monday, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he will veto the plan if he does not get provisions he wants in a spending bill. Legislative leaders announced the tax relief...
May 20, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 17, 2016
State budget talks expanded from transportation
ST. PAUL — At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota...
May 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
Top-level politicians tackle MN transportation spending
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is being discussed at the highest levels of Minnesota government Tuesday, a sign of progress as lawmakers...
May 17, 2016 - 2:33pm
April 13, 2016
Let’s get down to business: Minnesota lawmakers ready to zero in on budget specifics
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are ready to put specific numbers to their budget plans, which so far mostly have been generic rhetoric. Senate...
April 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
April 7, 2016
State GOP seeks hold-the-line spending
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans want to keep the state’s $42 billion, two-year budget — passed last year — pretty much as is,...
April 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
March 15, 2016
Dayton's budget boost: Broadband and racial equity top governor's wish list
ST. PAUL — Giving all Minnesotans equal access to high-speed Internet and promoting racial economic equality are Gov. Mark Dayton’s top requests...
March 15, 2016 - 10:18pm
March 11, 2016
Letter: Legislator cautiously optimistic about budget
There are positives and negatives to be found in Minnesota’s recent state budget forecast. The good: state economists recently projected Minnesota to realize a $900 million surplus. The not-as-good: the total is roughly $300 million lower than the last estimate that was released...
March 11, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 9:52am