Devil's in the details: Commissioner says plan starts to dig out of deficit
The Dayton administration says it hopes the governor's budget proposal helps Minnesota turn the table on a series of deficits.
"The last decade has been a very difficult one," Commissioner Jim Schowalter of Minnesota Management and Budget said, both for government officials and the public.
Lawmakers and governors have dealt with budget deficits for most of that decade. One deficit topped $6 billion.
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