Letter: Magnus responds to governor's proposal
On Jan. 27, Gov. Tim Pawlenty unveiled his ideas that would form the state's budget for the next two years while solving Minnesota's projected $4.8 billion deficit.
The governor's plan is simply a starting point. It's important to note that the governor's proposal deals with November's budget forecast. When those numbers are updated at the beginning of March, I expect we'll be facing more pain. But for now, the plan is a good basis to start the budget discussion.
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