$1.2 billion does not buy agreement
ST. PAUL -- Good news to the tune of $1.2 billion changed little about Minnesota's budget debate.
There was little evidence after Monday's news that a projected budget deficit has dropped from $6.2 billion to $5 billion smoothed differences between Democrat Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans who control the Legislature.
"It is still a matter of serious concern," Dayton said.
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