Editorial: Public kept in dark on another payout

  • Article by: EDITORIAL BOARD , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 1, 2012 - 6:07 PM

Minneapolis case reveals flaw in worthy disclosure law.

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phatcatpatNov. 1, 12 7:45 PM

Minneapolis has been under one party rule for so long they think they are not required to follow any laws they don't agree with.

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jpcooperNov. 1, 12 7:50 PM

The City of MPLS does not want the State messing with its business, but it sure wants State LGA money!

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elmore1Nov. 2, 12 5:51 AM

Aside from the letter of the law there should be ethics where the City comes forth with information that should be shared with taxpayers. The current Mpls admin is short on ethics.

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jbpaperNov. 2, 12 6:13 AM

Part of the reason they continue to do this is because they know there will be no repercussions. No matter what the council and mayor do, the people of Mpls will still re-elect them.

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dvsdan123Nov. 2, 12 7:04 AM

How can I get one of those government jobs where I work 9 months, screw up, and then get paid to go away. Is there a website somewhere where I can apply?

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palsarNov. 2, 12 9:02 AM

"Is there a website somewhere where I can apply?" == Check with the DFL party.

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anewmanNov. 2, 12 9:10 AM

I'm not a Republican, but actions of this sort likewise give me no reason to be a Democrat.

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basia2186Nov. 2, 12 9:39 AM

Change the laws to include all employees and elected. officials paid with tax dollars! No parachutes for anyone. No contracts that determine a time frame. At will employment, like the rest of reality! !!

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ahedtkeNov. 2, 1211:36 AM

None of the buyout examples given approach seven-figures. Where did that come from editorial board? Six-figure buyouts are bad enough, but did you really need to add an exaggeration?

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alansonNov. 2, 1211:48 AM

This is a city that flouted its own charter in arranging financing for a football stadium. Don't expect Minneapolis to follow the letter or spirit of any law that it deems inconvenient.

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