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February 6, 2009
Schools await budget fate
JACKSON -- It's a game of 'hurry up and wait' for local superintendents, who are anxious to see how the finalized state budget will affect the funding their districts receive, but can't yet plan on any one scenario. "Now it's a matter of sitting back and seeing what the house proposal...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Letter: Hamilton: Pawlenty shares my priorities
I'm encouraged by Gov. Tim Pawlenty's recent budget proposal, and especially pleased with his priorities. My priorities have always been our children, our elderly, and our disabled. And after learning more about Gov. Pawlenty's budget plan, I'm happy to report he feels the same way. Approving...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Q Comp effectiveness not measured yet
ST. PAUL - Give Minnesota's Q Comp teacher pay and performance program an "incomplete." That was the message auditors delivered Tuesday to legislators who are considering Gov. Tim Pawlenty's request to expand Q Comp to all school districts. There is no proof the $49 million spent...
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February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
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...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
Walz vists Luverne; talks economy
LUVERNE -- "The economy is on a crisis not seen since the Great Depression. Credit is frozen, consumer purchasing power is in decline. In the last four months the country has lost 2 million jobs and we are expected to lose another 3 to 5 million in the next year." So reads the first...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Schools affected by Pawlenty budget
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty would chop many parts of the state budget - including dropping 84,000 people off state-funded health care programs -- but promises to increase public school funding and keeping public safety programs mostly untouched. The Republican governor's solution...
January 28, 2009 - 10:00am
Pawlenty proposes cuts in state budget
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty would chop many parts of the state budget -- including dropping 84,000 people off state-funded health care programs -- but promises to increase public school funding and keeping public safety programs mostly untouched. The Republican governor's solution...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Editorial: The battle begins
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced his plans Tuesday to balance Minnesota's budget, and quickly our general news e-mail address (email@example.com) began to fill up. One of the items was from Rep. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis.
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Groups expect Minn. budget cuts
ST. PAUL - Local governments, health providers, colleges and pretty much every other group that depends on state money are bracing for a punch in the gut today when Gov. Tim Pawlenty releases his proposed budget for the next two years. The Republican governor has been dropping broad...
January 27, 2009 - 2:00pm
January 24, 2009
Feds could help, not solve, deficit
Gov. Tim Pawlenty is trying to tamper expectations that a federal economic stimulus package could significantly ease Minnesota's budget problems. Pawlenty said the state could receive more than $3 billion if the U.S. House version of an economic stimulus bill passes Congress and...
January 24, 2009 - 3:00pm
January 22, 2009
Letter: Hamilton: Pawlenty on right track with address
Growing jobs and protecting our kids. These are the two identified priorities that pleased me in Governor Tim Pawlenty's State of the State address. I agree with the governor that these are trying financial times, and the only way we are going to make any progress is to grow jobs. Pawlenty's...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Pawlenty jokes in State of the State
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty threatened, in a sense, Minnesota lawmakers in his State of the State speech. "One hundred years ago, John Johnson, another 48-year-old Minnesota governor, returned from the national campaign trail, stood on this very spot and called the state to unity,...
January 16, 2009 - 4:30pm
Tax cuts budget priority
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty took the lead on the Minnesota budget dance Thursday, calling for a variety of business tax cuts while at the same time increasing education spending. But Democrats may cut in because they don't like some of the Republican's steps. Legislators said...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Letter: Walz won't be taking pay raise
I note that on Jan. 2, the Daily Globe reprinted an editorial that originally ran Dec. 29 in the Fairmont Sentinel. Titled "A pay raise? Now??", the piece suggested that in these hard economic times it would be appropriate for members of Congress to forgo their annual "cost-of-living"...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am