Misleading statements about the Transportation Bill override

A new television ad getting some airing recently has given rise to a misleading statement regarding the deficit and new funding generated by the 2008 Transportation Bill. To set the record straight you need not look very far for evidence to debunk this statement. The issue: Does raising the gas tax affect the current billion-dollar […]

Minnesota Department of Finance February Forecast

The State’s economic February Forecast is now available. The Department of Finance is projecting a $935 million deficit for 2008-2009, and budget planning estimates are for a $1.086 billion deficit for 2010-2011. Contributing to the economic picture is a decline in individual and corporate income taxes. The Forecast predicts a minor recession for the first […]
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