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Common ground on budget must be found

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It would be easy for the leaders of the new Republican majority in the Minnesota Legislature to stick to their ideological principles.


It would similarly be easy for new Gov. Mark Dayton to stick to his, especially after his predecessor's record.

Considering the seriousness of the budget deficit, we're asking both sides to give a little and create a budget that will best fit the needs of all state residents.

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