March 21, 2019
Solving a complex problem is impossible without all the parts laid out on the table, in plain view. Considering we’ve all been under the impression that the bad times are coming to an end for the state’s rainy day fund, we’ve heard a surprising amount of fiscal discussion over the past couple of weeks.
Consider, for example, Representative Tyler Lindholm’s words. We have been successful in shoring up the state budget using capital gains, he said in the March 7 issue, but what this actually boils down to is relying on a new unstable income source to replace the partial loss of an old...