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Liz Lindquist loads up an insulated bag with porcupine meatballs, mashed potatoes and corn meals for one of the route drivers on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Grand Forks, N.D. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

Can We Please Please Start Talking About the Meals on Wheels Issue Accurately?

As North Dakota’s lawmakers work towards finalizing budgets we’re getting a lot of sad, sad headlines about the (often exaggerated) consequences of cutting spending. Which is to be expected. There hasn’t been a government bureaucrat hired yet who wasn’t prone to histrionics when faced with a reduced budget. Or even just the reality that they

Liz Lindquist, left, Julie Kamrowski and Gerri Davis form an assembly line as they get the meals prepared for delivery on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Grand Forks, N.D. Davis', the kitchen manager for fifteen years, day starts at 6am getting the meals started. Assembling, sealing and boxing up the meals for the drivers takes around a half hour for the number of routes they currently have. Jesse Trelstad/Forum News Service

The State of North Dakota Is Not Putting Meals on Wheels Funding “At Risk”

“Meals on Wheels funds at risk with ND bill and Trump budget,” reads a recent headline. That’s an unfortunate headline though it does make for a nice talking point for the state’s liberals, who have been crowing about this online and tying the situation to similarly exaggerated claims about President Donald Trump’s budget. .@NDHouseDemNPL is

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