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September 25, 2009

"Dramatic Change in the Public Sector"

Ted Kolderie:

The Route Out of Minnesota's Fiscal Crisis: "We Can Change 'the Way We Do Things'"

A response limited to cutting-and-taxing would destroy Minnesota. To offset the disadvantages of our cold, remote location we sell a quality state at a high but reasonable price. This is a fragile balance. We could easily lose what attracts people to come here and to stay. And the fight would poison our politics; tear the state apart.

We do a pretty good job upgrading our physical infrastructure. And we do think about productivity in the private economy. But we lack a program for productivity in the public sector.

Much more on Ted Kolderie here.

Posted by Jim Zellmer at September 25, 2009 2:15 AM
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