A $1 million pickle: Cities in area stand to lose $1 million in state cuts
Alexandria stands to lose $661,124 - 6.5 percent of its total budget - if the latest budget proposal from the Minnesota Legislature is enacted.
House Republican leaders announced the plan Tuesday as part of an effort to plug the state's $6.2 billion budget deficit.
The plan leans heavily on reducing the amount of Local Government Aid (LGA) and Market Value Homestead Credit (MVHC) that cities expect to receive from the state this July.
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