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Honoring public-sector innovation across Minnesota

We are fortunate in Minnesota that we have dedicated local public employees who are trying to find better ways to serve Minnesotans.

MN Blog Cabin Roundup, 12/19

A radical bus seating proposal; health insurance for all; rethinking Hanukkah traditions; and more.

Human services crowding out all other categories of spending by Minnesota government

Fiscal Fitness, the blog of the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence

Twenty years ago, Minnesota exceeded the national average in 13 of 18 government spending categories. Today, that ratio has completely flipped — Minnesota lags the national average in 13 of 18 categories.