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Job one for governor: Fix the budget

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ST. PAUL -- Governor candidates tell voters they want to improve education, expand health care, create jobs and do a myriad of other things.


The trouble is, nearly everything they want depends on money, and Minnesota is hurting in that area. Badly hurting. Most estimates put the next budget deficit at about $6 billion.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.