Now, anyone can fix the state budget
ST. PAUL -- Budget wonks no longer are the only Minnesotans who can understand the difficulty of balancing a state budget nearly $6 billion in the hole.
A few minutes with a new Web-based budget simulator shows, for instance:
- Nearly 40 percent of state general education spending would need to be cut to balance the budget.
- All state college and university spending could be eliminated and the state still would have a substantial deficit.
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