Capitol Chatter: Baby boomers make state decisions difficult
ST. PAUL – Baby boomers will make writing the state budget harder, reduce the Minnesota labor force and cause state health care spending to soar, State Demographer Susan Brower said.
“Aging pressure” is how Brower termed the issue.
The demographer said aging boomers will “place new pressures on the state budget, especially in the areas of health and long-term care.”
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