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Budget fix disliked by all

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By Don Davis

West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers on Monday will debate budget bills no one likes.

Not legislators. Not the governor. Not people who receive state money.


The bills cutting state spending are necessary because the state faces a $944 million deficit. Democrats who control the Legislature decided to fix the budget in steps, with the first phase coming Monday by trimming $313 million from many state programs.

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