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Share your perspective on Minnesota's budget deficit

Posted at 1:53 PM on December 5, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

How will Minnesota's budget crunch affect you? What would you be willing to do - or to give up - to balance it? Take this simple opinion poll to weigh in:

Or speak up. Elaborate on the issue. MPR is publishing your perspectives on the budget gap. Considering it approaches $5.3 billion through 2011, we've got to think about immediate results and weigh against future costs...even if those aren't necessarily financial. For example, Linnea Swenson Tellekson of Minneapolis writes:

"Avoid cuts to public education. The Minnesota Miracle taught us that investment in education has tremendous pay-offs. Avoid cuts that would affect children's health care and education."
Share your perspective and inform MPR News coverage, or take the poll.

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