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FY 2016-17 Operating Budget

MMB is responsible for planning, analysis, and implementation of the state’s operating budget. It makes budget recommendations to the Governor and publishes the Governor’s proposed budget. After the budget is adopted MMB monitors economic and forecast conditions affecting the budget. 

Current Operating Budget


Capital Budget

MMB manages the state capital budget. State agencies, institutions, and local units of government identify future needs and proposed capital projects. The Governor's capital budget, presents proposed projects to the legislature for approval. 

Current Capital Budget.


Fiscal Notes

What is the cost of proposed legislation? Fiscal notes provide formal estimates of the financial impact of legislative bills. 

Completed Fiscal Notes


State Dashboard

The Minnesota Dashboard provides a continuing assessment of the state's performance and provides a broad picture of Minnesota's progress in various areas. 

Minnesota Dashboard


Statewide Budget Systems

The Budget division manages statewide information systems used for budget preparation, capital budgeting, and preparation of fiscal notes.

Statewide Budget Systems

The Budget Division is the central budget office for Minnesota state government. Budget staff work with the Governor's Office, legislative committees, legislative fiscal staffs and state agencies on fiscal policy, program review, performance management and developing and monitoring state agency budgets.

Executive budget officers (EBOs) help agencies apply statewide policies and instructions to build operating budget requests. They review agency requests and make recommendations to the Governor leading to the Governor's proposed budget. The state budget director and division staff also represent and explain the governor's budget recommendations to the legislature and other groups.

Budget planning and operations staff manage related budget systems and plan, organize and provide access to financial and supporting data to support policy development and decision making - monitoring agencies' budgets for compliance with legislative intent, applicable laws and financial policies - as well as adherence to sound financial management principles.

Results management staff provide leadership and support for statewide results management by maintaining a statewide dashboard and by convening results conferences focused on population indicators.