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While some public school districts have successfully negotiated new teachers’ contracts, several of the state’s largest districts remain locked in contentious talks with their local teachers’ union. In fact, the Minneapolis and St. Paul districts have both entered mediation with their respective unions after failing to reach agreement on new 2014-16 contracts.
Edina is having its worst year yet at the city’s two government-owned golf courses, transferring hundreds of thousands of dollars from their general fund to cover losses in their golf fund. When a city begins cross-subsidizing a failing enterprise fund, it should serve as a reminder that the city should not be in the enterprise at all. St.
WCCO News: "Nearly 280,000 Minnesotans who pay for their own insurance will receive a letter from their health care provider detailing some small and some large changes to their plans… Some of the new changes required by the Affordable Care Act include ‘essential health benefits’ such as newborn care, mental health and substance abuse services. And those changes have some people up in arms, because it’s forcing their premiums to skyrocket." Los Angeles Times: "Thousands of Californians are disco...
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