Posts tagged with "budget"

GOPbudget plan leaves MN’s behind/helps corporate special interests get ahead

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 20, 2015

House DFL leaders say the Republican budget will leave behind behind kids, working families, and greater Minnesota in order to help corporate special interests get further ahead. “The Republicans have made a choice that tax breaks for corporations and special interests are more important than educating our kids or investing in Minnesota’s future,” said House […]

City budget receives preliminary approval

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 3, 2014

Last night the Winona City Council gave its preliminary approval of the 2015 City Budget. Council met twice last week with department heads going through the 255 page document. The budget includes over $45.9 million in proposed expenditures which includes a $1.4 million renovation of the city-owned Bud King Ice Area which will replace an […]

City of Winona takes first step towards approving 2014 budget

Posted by HBC Newsdesk December 13, 2013

The Winona city council has given its approval to a proposed city budget. Meeting on Monday night council members unanimously approved the $37 million proposed budget that had been recommended by City Manager Judy Bodway. Bodway said numbers wise the 2014 budget is nearly identical to the 2013 budget and the proposed budget also includes […]

Walz casts vote for budget agreement

Posted by HBC Newsdesk December 13, 2013

Representative Tim Walz voted in favor of the bipartisan budget agreement yesterday in the U.S. House. Walz called the bill far from perfect, but it will ensure another government shutdown is avoided. After the vote, Walz released the following statement: “This agreement requires pragmatic lawmakers to come together. While this isn’t the bill I would […]

Money Matters-Getting started on a budget

Posted by HBC Newsdesk October 17, 2013

No matter if money is tight or not a budget can help keep you on track to meet financial goals. In our Money Matters segment, Winona National Bank’ Sandy Oevering offers some tips on how to get started.

Justice is still served despite funding shortfalls

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 23, 2013

A decrease in funding across the judicial system has lead to cuts in personnel, including court clerks, public defenders and judges. Third District Court Judge Jeffery D. Thompson talks about funding cuts and their affect on the delivery of Justice.

Key budget measures take effect

Posted by HBC Newsdesk July 2, 2013

Budget measures passed during the recent Minnesota Legislative took effect yesterday. Those actions included increased funding for education, job creation, and property tax relief. The budget enacted this session increases E-12 funding by $485 million, including an increase in school funding, monies for All Day Everyday Kindergarten starting in the fall of 2014, repayment of […]

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