Letter to the Editor
Government Will Have to Live Within its Means
The latest budget forecast for Minnesota was issued today and it,
unfortunately, is not good news. The forecast indicates a $1.2 billion
shortfall through June and a $5.4 billion shortfall in the two-year
cycle which follows.
State officials indicate about 70 percent of the shortfall is linked to
a decline in income tax received by the state. The combination of a
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