Pawlenty proposes budget cuts
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty today announced plans to cut nearly $2.7 billion from the state budget.
The biggest portion of the budget-balancing action was nearly $1.8 billion in delaying state payments to school districts and other school adjustments. He also would trim $236 million from a variety of health and human services programs and chop $100 million out of state college and university budgets.
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