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Ready for 2009?
By: grabitsdm | June 16, 2008
MinnPost and Philanthropy Potluck report on a prediction that the 2009-2010 biennium will begin with a $2 billion deficit for the State of Minnesota. Solving that problem will most likely result in tough choices that could restrict funding as in 2003-2004 when the state suffered a $4.5 billion deficit. Therefore, two questions: 1) have you had any early indications of what your local government partners are considering regarding your funding? and 2) what are some measures you are taking now to avoid severe financial problems that could begin next summer?