Pawlenty's cabinet prepares for shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's cabinet meets today to prepare for a possible government shutdown.
A shutdown is not imminent, the governor's spokesman said, but could happen if organizations whose budgets Pawlenty unilaterally cut last year go to court seeking to have their funding restored.
"This is a sign of how serious this is," Brian McClung said. "There simply isn't the money to pay for those programs."
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