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Clean Water Fund Outcomes, March 2017
Standardized Student Testing, March 2017
Home- and Community-Based Services: Financial Oversight, February 2017
Minnesota Research Tax Credit, February 2017
Perpich Center for Arts Education, January 2017

Department of Natural Resources: Deer Population Management, May 2016
Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), May 2016
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB), March 2016
MnDOT Highway Project Selection, March 2016
Minnesota Teacher Licensure, March 2016
Mental Health Services in County Jails, March 2016
Minnesota Department of Health Oversight of HMO Complaint Resolution, February 2016

Mineral Taxation, April 2015
Minnesota Film and TV Board, April 2015
Minnesota Board of Nursing: Complaint Resolution Process, March 2015
Managed Care Organizations’ Administrative Expenses, March 2015
Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange (MNsure), February 2015
Recycling and Waste Reduction, February 2015
State Protections for Meatpacking Workers, January 2015

DNR Forest Management, August 2014
MnDOT Selection of Pavement Surface for Road Rehabilitation, March 2014
Agricultural Commodity Councils, March 2014
Councils on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans, Black Minnesotans, Chicano/Latino People,
and Indian Affairs, March 2014

Health Services in State Correctional Facilities, February 2014

Sustainable Forest Incentive Program, November 2013
MnDOT Noise Barriers, October 2013
State Employee Union Fair Share Fee Calculations, July 2013
Medical Assistance Payment Rates for Dental Services, March 2013
Special Education, March 2013
State-Operated Human Services, February 2013
Law Enforcement’s Use of State Databases, February 2013
Conservation Easements, February 2013

Preventive Maintenance for University of Minnesota Buildings, June 2012
Consolidation of Local Governments, May 2012
Helping Communities Recover from Natural Disasters, March 2012
Child Protection Screening, February 2012
Fiscal Notes, February 2012

The Legacy Amendment, November 2011
K-12 Online Learning, September 2011
Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders, March 2011
Environmental Review and Permitting, March 2011
Medical Nonemergency Transportation, February 2011
Governance of Transit in the Twin Cities Region, January 2011

Renewable Energy Development Fund, October 2010
Public Libraries, March 2010
Natural Resource Land, March 2010
Workforce Programs, February 2010
Public Defender System, February 2010
MnSCU System Office, February 2010
Alternative Education Programs, February 2010

E-Verify, June 2009
Capitol Complex Security, May 2009
Biofuel Policies and Programs, April 2009
MnSCU Occupational Programs, March 2009
Oversight of Workers' Compensation, February 2009
MINNCOR Industries, February 2009
Q Comp: Quality Compensation for Teachers, February 2009
Personal Care Assistance, January 2009

Charter Schools, June 2008
State Highways and Bridges, February 2008
Financial Management of Health Care Programs, February 2008
JOBZ Program, February 2008
“Green Acres” and Agricultural Land Preservation Programs, February 2008
School District Student Transportation, January 2008
County Veterans Service Offices, January 2008

Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors, November 2007
Follow-up Review: MinnesotaCare Eligibility Determination, April 2007
Prevailing Wages, February 2007
Human Services Administration, January 2007
Watershed Management, January 2007
Postemployment Benefits for Public Employees, January 2007
Pensions for Volunteer Firefighters, January 2007
State Grants to Nonprofit Organizations, January 2007

Economic Impact of Immigrants, May 2006
Public Health Care Eligibility Determination for Noncitizens, April 2006
Liquor Regulation, March 2006
Pesticide Regulation, March 2006
Tax Compliance, March 2006
Substance Abuse Treatment, February 2006
Child Support Enforcement, February 2006

School District Integration Revenue, November 2005
Workforce Development Services, February 2005--05-06
Nursing Home Inspections, February 2005--05-05
Energy Conservation Improvement Program, January 2005--05-04
Community Supervision of Sex Offenders, January 2005--05-03
Gambling Regulation and Oversight, January 2005--05-02
Child Care Reimbursement Rates, January 2005--05-01

CriMNet, March 2004--04-05
No Child Left Behind , February 2004--04-04
Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver Services for Persons With Mental Retardation or Related Conditions, February 2004--04-03
Compensation at the University of Minnesota, February 2004--04-02
Minnesota State Lottery, February 2004--04-01

Higher Education Tuition Reciprocity, September--03-08
Medical Assistance Program, Controlling Improper Payments, August 2003--03-07
Charter School Financial Accountability, June 2003--03-06
Preserving Housing: A Best Practices Review, April 2003--03-05
Metropolitan Airports Commission, January 2003--03-04
MinnesotaCare, January 2003--03-03
Professional/Technical Contracting, January 2003--03-02
State-Funded Trails for Motorized Recreation, January 2003--03-01

Managing Local Government Computer Systems, April 2002--02-09
Local E-Government, April 2002--02-08
Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Summary of Major Studies, March 2002--02-07
State Employee Health Insurance, February 2002--02-06
Economic Status of Welfare Recipients, January 2002--02-05
Financing Unemployment Insurance, January 2002--02-04
Water Quality: Permitting and Compliance Monitoring, January 2002--02-03
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Funding, January 2002--02-02
Recycling and Waste Reduction, January 2002--02-01

State Archaeologist, April 2001--01-06
Chronic Offenders, February 2001--01-05
Insurance for Behavioral Health, February 2001--01-04
Affordable Housing, January 2001--01-03
District Courts, January 2001--01-02
Early Childhood Education Programs, January 2001--01-01

The MnSCU Merger, August 2000--00-07
Preventive Maintenance for Local Government Buildings: A Best Practices Review, April 2000--00-06
State Employee Compensation, February 2000--00-05
School District Finances, February 2000--00-04
Welfare Reform, January 2000--00-03
State Park Management, January 2000--00-02
State Mandates on Local Governments, January 2000--00-01

Fire Services, A Best Practices Review, April 1999--99-07
Counties’ Use of Administrative Penalties for Solid and Hazardous Waste Violations, February 1999--99-06
Occupational Regulation, February 1999--99-05
Animal Feedlot Regulation, January 1999--99-04
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, January 1999--99-03
Juvenile Out-of-Home Placement, January 1999--99-02
State Building Code, January 1999--99-01

Minnesota State High School League , June 1998--98-07
9-1-1 Dispatching, March 1998--98-06
School Trust Land, March 1998--98-05
State Building Maintenance, February 1998--98-04
Transit Services, February 1998--98-03
Remedial Education, January 1998--98-02
Child Protective Services, January 1998--98-01

Social Service Mandates Reform, July 1997-97-08
Non-Felony Prosecution: A Best Practice Review, April 1997--97-07
Highway Spending, April 1997--97-06
Statewide Systems Project, February 1997--97-05
Ethanol Programs, February 1997--97-04
Special Education, January 1997--97-03
Nursing Home Rates in the Upper Midwest, January 1997 -- 97-02
Recidivism of Adult Felons, January 1997 -- 97-01

Property Assessments: Structure and Appeals: A Best Practices Review, May 1996 -- 96-07
Tax Increment Financing, March 1996 -- 96-06
Tax Increment Financing-Supplementary Report, March 1996 -- 96-06a
Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program, March 1996 -- 96-05
State Grant and Loan Programs for Businesses, February 1996 -- 96-04
Trends in State and Local Government Spending, February 1996 -- 96-03
Department of Human Rights, January 1996 -- 96-02
Funding for Probation Services, January 1996 -- 96-01

State Agency Use of Customer Satisfaction Surveys, October 1995 (PR95-23)
Development and Use of the 1994 Agency Performance Reports, July 1995 (PR95-22)
Pollution Control Agency's Use of Administrative Penalty Orders--Update, July 1995
Snow and Ice Control: A Best Practices Review, May 1995 -- 95-06
State Employee Training: A Best Practices Review, April 1995 -- 95-05
Early Retirement Incentives, March 1995 -- 95-04
Guardians Ad Litem, February 1995 -- 95-03
Health Care Administrative Costs, February 1995 -- 95-02
Residential Facilities for Juvenile Offenders, February 1995 -- 95-01

Sex Offender Treatment Programs, July 1994 -- 94-07
Minnesota Supercomputer Center, June 1994 -- 94-06
Motor Vehicle Deputy Registrars, March 1994 -- 94-05
Higher Education Tuition and State Grants, February 1994 -- 94-04
Psychopathic Personality Commitment Law, February 1994 -- 94-03
Performance Budgeting, February 1994 -- 94-02
Game and Fish Fund Special Stamps and Surcharges, Update, January 1994 -- 94-01

Public Defender System, Update, December 1993 -- 93-07
School District Financial Reporting, Update, June 1993 -- 93-06
Truck Safety Regulation, Update, June 1993 -- 93-05
Administrative Rule Making, March 1993 -- 93-04
Higher Education Programs, February 1993 -- 93-03
Airport Planning, February 1993 -- 93-02
Petrofund Reimbursement for Leaking Storage Tanks, January 1993 -- 93-01

University of Minnesota Supercomputing Services, October 1992 -- 92-06
Regional Transit Planning, March 1992 -- 92-05
Higher Education Administrative and Student Services Spending: Technical Colleges, Community Colleges, and State Universities, March 1992 -- 92-04
Public Defender System, February 1992 -- 92-03
State Contracting for Professional/Technical Services, February 1992 -- 92-02
Truck Safety Regulation, January 1992 -- 92-01

University of Minnesota Physical Plant Operations: A Follow-Up Review, July 1991 -- 91-09
Minnesota State High School League Update, June 1991 -- 91-08
Sentencing and Correctional Policy, June 1991 -- 91-07
State Investment Performance, April 1991 -- 91-06
Greater Minnesota Corporation: Organizational Structure and Accountability, March 1991 -- 91-05
Game and Fish Fund, March 1991 -- 91-04
Teacher Compensation, January 1991 -- 91-03
Nursing Homes: A Financial Review, January 1991 -- 91-02
Pollution Control Agency, January 1991 -- 91-01

Review of Investment Contract for Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Plan, April 1990 -- 90-06
Administration of Reimbursement to Community Facilities for the Mentally Retarded, December 1990 -- 90-05
Local Government Spending, March 1990 -- 90-04
School District Spending, February 1990 -- 90-03
Local Government Lobbying, February 1990 -- 90-02
Lawful Gambling, January 1990 -- 90-01

Community Residences for Adults with Mental Illness, December 1989 -- 89-05
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, March 1989 -- 89-04
Use of Public Assistance Programs by AFDC Recipients, February 1989 -- 89-03
Access to Medicaid Services, February 1989 -- 89-02
Statewide Cost of Living Differences, January 1989 -- 89-01

High School Education: Report Summary, December 1988 -- 88-10
High School Education, December 1988 -- 88-09
Medicaid: Prepayment and Postpayment Review - Follow-Up, August 1988 -- 88-08
University of Minnesota Physical Plant, August 1988 -- 88-07
Remodeling of University of Minnesota President's House and Office, March 1988 -- 88-06
Trends in Education Expenditures, March 1988 -- 88-05
Health Plan Regulation, February 1988 -- 88-04
Workers' Compensation, February 1988 -- 88-03
Farm Interest Buydown Program, January 1988 -- 88-02
Metropolitan Transit Planning, January 1988 -- 88-01

Minnesota State High School League, December 1987 -- 87-06

County State Aid Highway System: Follow-Up, July 1987 -- 87-05
Employment and Training Programs, March 1987 -- 87-04
Financing County Human Services, February 1987 -- 87-03
Water Quality Monitoring, February 1987 -- 87-02
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, January 1987 -- 87-01

Management of Public Employee Pension Funds, May 1986 -- 86-06
Deinstitutionalization of Mentally Retarded People, February 1986 -- 86-05
Deinstitutionalization of Mentally Ill People, February 1986 -- 86-04
Fish Management, February 1986 -- 86-03
Tax Increment Financing, January 1986 -- 86-02
Insurance Regulation, January 1986 -- 86-01

Procurement Set-Asides: Follow-Up Study, April 1985 -- 85-07
County State Aid Highway System, April 1985 -- 85-06
Post Secondary Vocational Education: Follow-Up Study, March 1985 -- 85-05
Economic Development, March 1985 -- 85-04
Metropolitan Council, January 1985 -- 85-03
Highway Maintenance, January 1985 -- 85-02
Energy Assistance and Weatherization, January 1985 -- 85-01

State Human Service Block Grants, June 1984 -- 84-05
Sheltered Employment Programs, February 1984 -- 84-04
Special Education, February 1984 -- 84-03
The Administration of Minnesota's Medical Assistance Program, March 1984 -- 84-02
Minnesota Braille and Sight-Saving School and Minnesota School for the Deaf, January 1984 -- 84-01

Department of Human Rights: Follow-up Study, August 1983 -- 83-06
The State Land Exchange Program, July 1983 -- 83-05
State Land Acquisition and Disposal, March 1983 -- 83-04
Community Residential Programs for Mentally Retarded Persons, February 1983 -- 83-03
Post-Secondary Vocational Education at Minnesota's Area Vocational-Technical Institutes, February 1983 -- 83-02
Direct Property Tax Relief Programs, February 1983 -- 83-01

State Mineral Leasing, June 1982 -- 82-06
Fire Safety in Residential Facilities for Disabled Persons, June 1982 -- 82-05
State Purchasing, April 1982 -- 82-04
Department of Education Information System, March 1982 -- 82-03
State Timber Sales, February 1982 -- 82-02
Procurement Set-Asides, February 1982 -- 82-01

State Office Space Management and Leasing, November 1981 -- 81-10
Individual Income Tax Processing and Auditing, July 1981 -- 81-09
Construction Cost Overrun at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Oak Park Heights, April 1981 -- 81-08
State-sponsored Chemical Dependency Programs: Follow-up Study, April 1981 -- 81-07
Computer Support for Tax Processing, April 1981 -- 81-06
Corporate Income Tax Processing, March 1981 -- 81-05
State Designer Selection Board, February 1981 -- 81-04
Department of Public Welfare's Regulation of Residential Facilities for the Mentally Ill, February 1981 -- 81-03
Hospital Regulation, February 1981 -- 81-02
Department of Human Rights, January 1981 -- 81-01

State Arts Board: Individual Artists Grants Program, November 1980 -- 80-06
Statewide Bicycle Registration Program, November 1980 -- 80-05
Department of Economic Security, February 1980 -- 80-04
Information Services Bureau, February 1980 -- 80-03
Twin Cities Metropolitan Transit Commission, February 1980 -- 80-02
Board of Electricity, January 1980 -- 80-01

Department of Personnel: Follow-up Study, June 1979 -- 79-07
Nursing Home Rates, May 1979 -- 79-06
Department of Economic Security, Preliminary Report, May 1979 -- 79-05
Department of Public Service, April 1979 -- 79-04
Liquor Control, April 1979 -- 79-03
Minnesota's Agricultural Commodities Promotion Councils, March 1979 -- 79-02
State-sponsored Chemical Dependency Programs, February 1979 -- 79-01

Liquor Control, August 1978
Department of Personnel, August 1978 -- 78-04
Department of Revenue: Assessment/Sales Ratio Studies, May 1978 -- 78-03
State Board of Investment: Investment Performance, February 1978 -- 78-02
Unemployment Compensation, February 1978 -- 78-01

Federal Aids Coordination, September 1977 -- 77-03
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, April 1977 -- 77-02
Regulation and Control of Human Service Facilities, February 1977 -- 77-01

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