The Minnesota House of Representatives has set up a Web page to accept ideas for how to close the $426 million shortfall in the current budget, and the nearly $5 billion hole in the pocket of the next one.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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