Lawmakers looking for government innovation
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota legislators entered 2010 with hopes of redesigning state and local government, with an eye on efficiency.
Nearly halfway through the year, they have some councils, boards and the like looking into the issue, but still are looking for the redesign.
In light of a state budget deficit some predict will be north of $5 billion next year, those dreams take on a new importance. A more efficient government, most say, means more bang for each tax dollar.
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