Representative Tony Cornish (Good Thunder) wrote about the $1 billion debt bill in the Mankato Free Press last weekend:
The governor’s staff has noted that he will compromise from a figure of around $725 million dollars. This money has to be paid back in a debt service from our budget. In our current economic downturn, currently spending millions more per month than we take in and $1.2 billion dollars in the whole, how can we, in our right minds, encumber us in more debt than we might be able to pay back?
Read the rest here.