Budgets and Fiscal Policy

Our work in selected areas of government spending and budgets -- through the lenses of efficiency, transparency, and accountability.

June 12, 2017

Sifting Through the Results of Another Legislative Session Spectacle

Our summary and analysis of the tax and spending outcomes from a legislative session that will be remembered for some time to come.

March 30, 2017

How Do You Spell "Relief"?

Omnibus tax bills have come together, and a lot of big dogs are chasing what is likely to be a compact car of tax relief

February 14, 2017

Budgeting in a Sea of Federal Uncertainty

Federal tax and spending reform proposals present a challenging and volatile environment for state budget development.  But Minnesota lawmakers can be guaranteed of two things.