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Minnesota compared: Colorado and the allure of limits

Date Published: 04/16/2009


As the Minnesota Legislature struggles to close a gaping revenue shortfall, I'm in Colorado watching how another set of lawmakers attacks the same problem.

The two states are similar in size, ethnic makeup and per capita personal income. They are weathering the recession better than many others, but are dealing with the harsh fact that a contracting economy shrinks revenue at the same time it increases demand for government services.

So it

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