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Governor, legislative leaders work to set budget targets

Gov. Tim Walz and the top House and Senate leaders gathered Monday in hopes of agreeing on budget targets to guide negotiations for ending Minnesota's legislative session, saying their talks had been positive and respectful but that education and health and human services funding were the top challenges.

Lawmakers chide Pompeo for proposed budget cuts to State Department

House lawmakers chastised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday for the administration's attempt to slash the State Department budget, repeatedly highlighting the disconnect between the Trump administration's rhetoric about priorities and its willingness to fund them.

READ: Trump's 2020 budget proposal

President Donald Trump delivered a 2020 budget to Congress on Monday that cuts spending across the board yet still isn't projected to balance for 15 years, even with ambitious economic growth forecasts.

Trump 2020 budget projects big deficits despite spending cuts

President Donald Trump delivered a 2020 budget to the Democratic-controlled House on Monday that cuts spending nearly across the board yet still isn't projected to balance for 15 years, even with ambitious economic growth forecasts.