In the latest report on the state's revenue picture, state revenues were just over $58 million -- or 4.4. percent -- less than forecasted.
State tax revenues jump in 2011
In what could be another sign of economic recovery, tax revenues in all 50 states jumped in 2011. Slateline.org reports that Minnesota was one of the largest gainers, bringing in 15 percent more in 2011 than 2010. North Dakota was the envy of all others, with a whopping 44.5 percent revenue increase over the previous year.