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Gov. Arne Carlson

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When is a surplus not a surplus?

Minnesota’s budget forecast documents are clear: “Expenditure estimates must not include an allowance for inflation.” Imagine, a directive to deceive the public.

Vikings Stadium: It’s a question of priorities

Taxpayers do not know the full extent of our financial exposure in the Vikings stadium deal because embarrassed public officials are keeping their distance from any meaningful stadium discussion and, all too often, are delaying legitimate requests for information.