Like many states, the North Star State is facing tough times. The state's Department of Management and Budget says spending has been reduced in real...
Like many states, the North Star State is facing tough times. The state's Department of Management and Budget says spending has been reduced in real terms by 7.6 percent, or $2.59 billion, in the current budget. But the state is still facing a looming multi-billion dollar deficit.
The Minnesota Free Market Institute offers some strong medicine for dealing with the imbalance, including a rethinking of aid to local governments. Not everyone will agree with their ideas, but it is clear that more changes will likely be needed.
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