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Fiscal Fitness is the MCFE blog.  Check here regularly as we highlight national policy development and new research relevant to ongoing state tax and fiscal policy debates, provide our take on reports and studies released by agencies and other organizations, react to articles and editorials -- in short offer our thoughts and perspective on anything that captures our interest (or gets our dander up).

December 18, 2014

The Big Crowd Out

Twenty years ago, Minnesota exceeded the national average in 13 of 18 government spending categories. Today, that ratio has completely flipped -- Minnesota lags the national average in 13 of 18 categories. Warnings of the 2009 Budget Trends Commission are coming to pass before our eyes.

December 01, 2014

New MCFE Guide: "Understanding Your Property Tax Changes"

Know Why Your Property Tax Bill is Changing...And What's Responsible for the Change