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February 5, 2010
No cuts recommended in School District budget
February 5, 2010 - 10:27am
December 29, 2009
833 task force hones list to $3 million in projects
December 29, 2009 - 10:01am
December 22, 2009
Afton's budget will increase 1.2 percent in 2010
December 22, 2009 - 9:50am
County HRA gets tax funding after all
December 22, 2009 - 9:46am
December 16, 2009
Viewpoint: Spending at state level has negative impact on local government services
December 16, 2009 - 10:18am
Resident Mark Wackerfuss told council members the city should hold down employee salaries because of difficult economic conditions. Wackerfuss was one of a handful of residents who spoke at the public hearing to air their concerns about the city's budget and levy. Staff photo by Scott Wente.
Woodbury City Council approves 2010 tax, spending plan
December 16, 2009 - 9:32am
December 15, 2009
Commissioners split on budget vote
December 15, 2009 - 2:21pm
December 9, 2009
Our View: 833 officials should use excess money to focus on needs
December 9, 2009 - 6:17pm
Viewpoint: County cuts to 'Meals on Wheels' program would impact many in need
December 9, 2009 - 6:15pm
CUTLINE:  Farmer Eugene Smallidge of Cottage Grove was among Washington County residents who questioned their property taxes and the county's 2010 budget at a public hearing Tuesday. Smallidge was holding a soil book that he said used to be used to help determine the value of his agricultural property. He told commissioners that the property taxes on some of his agricultural property are going up more than three-fold. Staff photo by Scott Wente
Citizens to county: Cut taxes, spending
December 9, 2009 - 4:16pm
December 8, 2009
Pawlenty will not cut December local aid
December 8, 2009 - 1:48pm
December 4, 2009
About 75 Vikings football fans gather on the Minnesota Capitol steps Thursday to rally for a new stadium. Most state policymakers say they cannot support tax money going for a stadium. Photo by Don Davis
Hardy Vikings fans rally for stadium
December 4, 2009 - 10:40am
December 3, 2009
Wednesday's Minnesota budget report attracted a throng of observers, like always, along with protests from people who want taxes raised on the rich. Photo by Don Davis
Pawlenty considers new local aid cut
December 3, 2009 - 8:44am
December 2, 2009
Gov. Tim Pawlenty says the $1.2 billion deficit reported Wednesday in the current two-year state budget can be solved. He said he wants to work on it with lawmakers, but prefers to plug the gap with budget cuts. Photo by Don Davis
New state budget deficit set at $1.2 billion
December 2, 2009 - 11:25am
UPDATED: Commissioners rip Pulkrabek budget plan
December 2, 2009 - 9:34am