Minnesota’s per capita personal income fell in 2009, the first decline in 60 years

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Will it only be the private sector that feels this?  Should the private sector pay more in property taxes and fees in order to insulate the public sector from the effects of this recession?  How about public employees taking a 3.6% reduction in personal income like the rest of the state?

MinnPost – Minnesota’s per capita personal income fell in 2009, the first decline in 60 years.

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2 responses to “Minnesota’s per capita personal income fell in 2009, the first decline in 60 years

  1. Gaye

    So, why do we immediately want to pull the public sector employees down? Why are we not trying to tell private industry that their employees need better pay/living wages? Does it benefit all of us when we all are making third-world wages? I don’t think any CEO’s are making less than 60 years ago. And one of Jon Meacham’s latest editorials in Newsweek informs us that corporations are sitting on TRILLIONS of dollars that are not being invested in the U.S.–in its workers and infrastructure. Guess we worker bees aren’t cheap enough yet…

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