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By Walt Rubel
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Opinion: State needs solid plan for federal money


Last updated 11/13/2021 at 4:21pm

Worried that federal spending was getting out of control, Sen. Everett Dirksen warned in 1973 that “a billion here, and a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money.”

Dirksen’s quote seems quaint these days, in light of...

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