Tag: Budget

Something for (almost) everyone in omnibus budget package

Something for (almost) everyone in omnibus budget package

| Mark Pattison | March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some might argue that instead of “omnibus,” the proper word for the bill is “ominous.”
And if $1.3 trillion can’t solve everyone’s wish list, then what can?

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State budget should reflect community’s values and morals

State budget should reflect community’s values and morals

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The politicians in Minnesota have not found common ground in the budget debate.

While they continue to work to resolve the budget differences, we offer a couple of thoughts to consider.

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State budget solution must not harm poor, vulnerable

State budget solution must not harm poor, vulnerable

| Katie Conlin | June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following is a legislative update provided by the Minnesota Catholic Conference, which advocates on behalf of the state’s bishops for public policies and programs that support the life and dignity of every human person.

Minnesota’s legislative session ended on May 23 without a state budget for fiscal years 2012-2013 that both the Legis­lature and the governor could agree to, which means that a special session will have to be scheduled to create new finance bills.

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Open letter to Minnesota governor, legislators

Open letter to Minnesota governor, legislators

| March 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

State’s Catholic, Lutheran bishops seek budget deficit solutions that protect poor and the common good

The following letter, dated March 15, was written by the Minnesota bishops of the Roman Catholic Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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