After talking to Denny McNamara about how to cut the state’s budget deficit and how impact can be minimized, we do agree that staffing cuts have long been decided by top management and therefore they tend to protect the jobs near the top.
ST. PAUL – Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Minnesota's largest-ever budget cut Tuesday, reducing state aid to local governments, lowering health-care funding, trimming state college budgets and, in general, shrinking the size of state government.
Bruce Coltvet hears it 20, sometimes 30 times a day from his southern Cottage Grove home: the ear-splitting blast of a train horn is all-too-familiar to the 69-year-old and more than 50 neighbors in the city’s otherwise quiet River Acres neighborhood.
Cottage Grove City Council members formally discussed furloughing Community Development Department staff at a council workshop last week — and then debated a move that could add a staff member to city hall later this year.
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