Minnesota legislators will tussle over capital spending plan, surplus

Shields, Yvette
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/02/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30322, p44
Trade Publication
Focuses on Minnesota legislators' slated discussion over how much the state should borrow for capital projects. Allocation of an estimated $1.3 billion budget surplus; Governor Arne Carlson's proposed spending policy; Democratic majority's release of their budget proposal, which limits property tax relief to $350 million; House Capital Investment Committee's preparation of the final bill.


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