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Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau Sen. Keith Langseth of Glyndon and Rep. Alice Hausman of St. Paul tell reporters Monday that they do not plan a second public works funding bill after Gov. Tim Pawlenty trimmed $320 million from the first bill.

Pawlenty cuts bonding $313 million

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ST. PAUL -- Fifty-two public works projects across Minnesota such as college building renovations and state trails fell victim to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's veto pen Monday, and legislative leaders say there is little chance lawmakers will send any more projects to him before he leaves office early next year.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.