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Pothole index doesn't lie: Cities slice spending

Jay Kiedrowski discusses evidence that cities in Minnesota are cutting spending.

Auditor finds drops in money for roads and econ development Minnesota cities are spending less than they did a decade ago, and they're tapping their own residents to make up a steep decline in state aid during the period. All that while the roads are getting bumpier. Total inflation-adjusted spending by Minnesota city governments dropped 13 percent.

Finanace and Commerce
March 5, 2012

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