A good start, but we need more

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

The Republican leadership that will take charge of the Minnesota Legislature in January has announced a new committee structure that they say will streamline the legislative process, making government less complex and more efficient.

That's a good start. The Minnesota Legislature has, for the better part of a decade, been a model of inefficiency, seldom getting its work done on time and requiring special sessions to pass budget bills that are supposed to be its top priority.

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