Budgets and Fiscal Policy

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

October 20, 2015

State of the State: Minnesota Tax and Spending Rankings

Our latest reporting of tax and spending data from the U.S. Census finds Minnesota back in some familiar territory.

August 11, 2015

Is Minnesota as Fiscally Healthy as We Seem to Be?

A new national ranking study finds that, at least compared to other states, Minnesota may have some room for improvement.

May 29, 2015

The Tax Bill That Wasn’t

No omnibus tax bill this session is a source of consternation and frustration for many. But there is a silver lining.