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Bakk: State faces deep budget crisis

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Taxes can't be raised high enough or state spending cut enough to take the state out of its looming deficit, says Sen. Tom Bakk.

The state faces a $1.2 billion budget deficit in the current biennium and $5.4 billion in the next two-year budget cycle, a problem that demands immediate attention, says Bakk, DFL-Cook, who is also a Democratic candidate for governor.


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