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Budget chief Schowalter sends legislative leaders Dayton's revised budget

Without fanfare, Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter sent a revised proposed state budget to legislative leaders today, formally detailing the adjustments Gov. Mark Dayton made after the March forecast showed an improvement in state tax collections.

In an 18-page memo, Schowalter spelled out the governor’s decision to not to impose a tax surcharge on high-income earners but to increase some health and human services spending.

For numbers wonks, here’s Schowalter’s letter (PDF).

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