Statewide retirement fund rescue stalls
ST. PAUL - A plan to rescue Duluth from its retirement benefit woes flew through the Minnesota Senate, but an expanded proposal to help other communities - that face $4 billion in deficits - is facing tougher times.
Senate Taxes Chairman Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, said there were too many questions for his committee to pass a bill on Tuesday, so he held up action for another week.
"We tend to do better work when we take a little longer," Bakk said.
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