Dayton and Hanson on Same Page

Our story from last week entitled Seeking Sage Voices discussed former Management and Budget Commissioner Tom Hanson’s thoughts on current budget negotiations. He suggested the two houses meet in Conference Committees on the various bills and stated this as the best...

Seeking Sage Voices

We have noticed the popularity of former Minnesota Management & Budget Commissioner Tom Hanson. He taped a segment with David Gillette for Almanac last week, which we expect to see tonight. He has been in and out of the various press offices giving perspective on...

New Key House Staff

With Tom Hanson being tapped as Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Legislative and Cabinet Affairs by Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN), the House needed a new strategist and they selected Jason Rohloff to be the Legislative Director.  Rohloff is a capable...

February Revenue Forecast 2010

The state’s future outlook is slightly improved over the projections announced in November. The forecast shows a $209 million projected change with $184 million in expenditure reductions and $25 million increases in revenues. The $184 million in expenditure reductions...