Local schools to learn today the amount of back backpay by state
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota schools will learn Monday how much the state will pay them to settle up on some big IOUs.
Lawmakers temporarily shaved more than $2 billion in payments to schools in recent years to patch holes in state government's budget. Much of it has been paid back already, but the outstanding bills still are in the $800 million range.
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