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Tag: Local Government

Local Government Aid: Actions Speak Louder than Words
By Jeff Van Wychen September 15, 2014
Finally, a Halt in Escalating City Property Taxes
By Jeff Van Wychen August 25, 2014
Most County Governments Shrinking
By Jeff Van Wychen May 20, 2014
Frozen State Aid is Declining State Aid
By Jeff Van Wychen April 22, 2014
Five Ways City Leaders Can Promote Education Equity
By Michael Diedrich January 28, 2014
A Decade of School Funding Cuts Reversed
By Jeff Van Wychen November 11, 2013
Map: How Much Funding is Your City Receiving?
By Jeff Van Wychen September 30, 2013
Senate Proposes Repealing Flawed Sales Tax Policy
By Jeff Van Wychen May 09, 2013
The Governor’s LGA Proposal: Impact by City
By Jeff Van Wychen February 06, 2013
Fiscal Fairness Moving Forward: Property Tax Relief
By Jeff Van Wychen January 16, 2013
VIDEO: A Traffic Light That’s Always Green
By Tom Niemisto November 12, 2012
Reminders of What Government Does Well
By Lee Egerstrom November 07, 2012
In Tough Times, Local Governments Innovate
By John Anderson, Guest Commentary October 03, 2012
The Fiscal Costs of Minnesota’s Voter ID Amendment
By Justin Caron October 01, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Conservatives’ Road Music
By John R. Van Hecke August 10, 2012
Small Communities: More Bang for Econ Development Buck
By Taryn Trujillo August 01, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Flying the Distraction Flag
By John R. Van Hecke April 06, 2012
Suppressing Votes of People with Disabilities
By Steve Larson, Guest Commentary February 09, 2012
Occupy the Precinct Caucuses
By Lee Egerstrom February 07, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Seizing an Opportunity
By John R. Van Hecke February 03, 2012
VIDEO: How Many Cuts Can Communities Survive?
By Tom Niemisto October 17, 2011
Dirty Deeds
By Michael J. Diedrich September 21, 2011
VIDEO: State Revenue Sharing and Public Safety
By Tom Niemisto May 09, 2011
Building Community Pride Through Public Policy Lessons
By May 03, 2011
VIDEO: Prepping for Another Record Flood
By Tom Niemisto March 21, 2011
Limited Property Tax Hikes for 2011?
By Jeff Van Wychen December 06, 2010
How Much Funding has the State Cut from Your School?
By Jeff Van Wychen October 05, 2010
Aid Cuts and Property Tax Increases in Delano: A Case Study
By Jeff Van Wychen September 22, 2010
Minnesota Farm Country Now Part of Housing, Economic Troubles
By Lee Egerstrom September 20, 2010
Light Rail Bringing Long-needed Repairs to University Ave
By Conrad deFiebre September 13, 2010
VIDEO: Locals React to Tax Report
By Joe Sheeran September 07, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Property Tax Report: 2002-2010
By Jeff Van Wychen August 31, 2010
Minnesota Cities: Change in Taxes, Aid and Revenue
By Jeff Van Wychen August 31, 2010
Riverbend Market Cooperative: a Model for Main Streets
By Lee Egerstrom Lee Egerstrom August 04, 2010
Locals Tighten Belts Far More than State Government
By Jeff Van Wychen August 02, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: What's Good for Dakota County is Good for Minnesota
By John R. Van Hecke July 30, 2010
Finding $2.5 million in a $500,000 budget
By Conrad deFiebre June 21, 2010
1,500 Metro Area Educators to Lose Jobs
By John Fitzgerald June 17, 2010
Townships Victimized by Property Tax Shell Game
By Jeff Van Wychen Jeff Van Wychen March 01, 2010
On Our Way to Average: Ranking Minnesota's Economic Performance
By Jeff Van Wychen January 15, 2010
2009 Property Taxes in Context
By Jeff Van Wychen December 19, 2009
Greater Minnesota Gets on Board: Transit Ridership Grows While Investment Declines
By Conrad deFiebre December 15, 2009
Minnesota Public Employment Shrinks, Especially Locally
By Jeff Van Wychen November 02, 2009
Minnesota's Public Employment and Payroll Shrinking
By Jeff Van Wychen October 05, 2009
Minnesota Communities Continue Bearing Brunt of State Budget Problems
By Jeff Van Wychen August 25, 2009
Will the Governor's Cuts Hinder Minnesota's Recovery?
By Lee Egerstrom June 17, 2009
Conservative Myths on Reserve Funds
By Jeff Van Wychen June 15, 2009
Minnesota Property Taxes by the Numbers: 2009 Edition
By Jeff Van Wychen April 20, 2009
Adding Value the Minnesota Farmers' Way
By Lee Egerstrom & Aparna Bhasin, Undergraduate Research Fellow April 15, 2009
Bleeding Communities Dry: How LGA Cuts are Hurting Rural Minnesota
By Jeff Van Wychen March 15, 2009
LGA: A Local Government Perspective
By Joseph Strauss, Guest Commentary January 19, 2009
Minnesota's Bubble Economy: The Critical Need to Prevent our Farmland Boom from Busting
By Lee Egerstrom May 06, 2008
A Chilling Call to St. Paul
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow March 05, 2008
Chasing Smokestacks, Stranding Small Business: Rural Minnesota's Crisis
By Lee Egerstrom June 27, 2007