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Applications pile up as municipalities scramble for piece of state fund | Minnesota Public Radio

There are 2 comments on the Minnesota Public Radio story from Jul 11, 2012, titled Applications pile up as municipalities scramble for piece of state fund | Minnesota Public Radio. In it, Minnesota Public Radio reports that:

ST. PAUL, Minn. - People in dozens of Minnesota cities and towns are wondering if they'll win state grants for projects from civic centers and sewers, to a ballpark and light rail.

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“"Molon Labe"”

Since: Oct 09

North Afghanistan

#1 Jul 11, 2012
I wouldnt mind a bit of that grant money.....maybe I could get the road workers to fill the pothole in the street in front of my house.

The only time it ever gets filled is when it snows.

How about you brain trusts in City Hall fill the pothole before we have to build a bridge over it.
PB in Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Jul 11, 2012
Simple solution: tell all the beggars and their nice-to-haves "NO" and send all the money to the parts of Northern MN struggling with the after effects of the flooding. Need-to-haves should be way more important than nice-to-haves.

And next year, if there are no disasters, give it back to the taxpayers. Think how many bureaucrats and paper-pushers could be let go without all that paperwork and lobbying.

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