LGA could increase for PR under Dayton budget plan
Cities would receive more state money next year if legislators approve Gov. Mark Dayton's budget, but after that some could get smaller checks from the Capitol.
Dayton proposes adding $80 million next year to the Local Government Aid program that primarily helps greater Minnesota and urban cities, a 19 percent increase. In two years, he proposes that a new formula be used to determine how much cities get, a formula that some fear would reduce their payments.
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