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Column: Public has a right to public data

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Minnesota Statute 13.43 spells out what government personnel data is public. The long list includes name, identification number, salary, salary range, terms of employment, contract fees, pension, value and nature of paid fringe benefits, expense reimbursement and even payroll time sheets.


The Republican Eagle printed salaries of Red Wing School District administrators and teachers in the Nov. 10-11 edition.

A few teachers questioned why.

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Anne Jacobson
Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003. 
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