Agreeing on the split: Democrats divided on priorities for budget surplus
ST. PAUL — Good economic news looks like it will lead to a few Democratic squabbles over how to spend a budget surplus, with Minnesotans wondering if they will see taxes fall or state spending increase.
“I’m happy to be here to deliver this budget forecast, not the weather forecast,” Commissioner Jim Schowalter of Minnesota Management and Budget said Friday, as snow began to fall in St. Paul.
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