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Local Government Aid under attack

Published 01/19/2011, DL-Online

When in doubt, cut Local Government Aid. That seems to be the motto of Minnesota lawmakers, who are once again looking to deal with the state’s budget woes with deep LGA cuts. Detroit Lakes will have to put off purchase of a much-needed plow truck for the street department and delay other equipment purchases to make up for the $260,000 it would lose under the proposal, according to City Administrator Bob Louiseau.

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