A bipartisan proposal with merit

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

New Prague's representative to the Minnesota House, Laura Brod, announced last week a bill that would create a personal savings plan for aging services.

The bill, patterned after a Nebraska initiative, would allow Minnesotans to open a tax-advantaged savings account and direct dollars for future long-term care and service needs into that account.

The plan is similar to a college savings plan the state currently has.

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