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Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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January 28, 2009
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...
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)...
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...
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...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Franken wants election certificate to sit in Senate
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken's campaign wants him granted an election certificate even as Minnesota's U.S. Senate results are challenged in court....
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
City's budget hit with $229,000 in LGA cuts
WORTHINGTON -- The City of Worthington will dip into 2008 budget reserves to recoup losses suffered in a recent cut to Local Government Aid (LGA). The City Council met in an emergency session Wednesday morning to respond to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Dec. 19 announcement that he would cut...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Pawlenty slashes local aid
ST. PAUL -- State budget cuts are under way. So is the anguish. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday drained the state's budget reserve and chopped away at state payments to local governments, colleges, human services providers and state agencies in balancing the state budget....
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
$470 million Minnesota cuts coming today
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty balances the state budget this afternoon, but promises to preserve military, veterans, public safety and K-12 education programs. "Those areas this afternoon will not be cut, but others will be," the Minnesota governor said on his weekly radio show this...
December 19, 2008 - 10:00am
Pawlenty cuts local aid, state programs
ST. PAUL - The cuts are beginning. Gov. Tim Pawlenty today announced plans to cut $271 million out of the state budget, including reducing $66...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Gov. calls for budget reform
Minnesota's budget deficit has produced lots of talk about reforming state government, especially from Gov. Tim Pawlenty. The Republican governor announced he will convene a summit on the subject on Jan. 5, the day before the Legislature returns to St. Paul. It will include "people...
December 12, 2008 - 2:00pm
December 11, 2008
City leaders plead for state aid
ST. PAUL -- Disaster. Crisis. Insane. Unfair. All are words Minnesota's city leaders used to describe the prospect of the state chopping payments later this month. Officials of more than 70 cities filled two legislative committee meetings Wednesday, warning that proposed Local Government...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00pm
December 3, 2008
Pawlenty warns of state deficit
The worsening economy may cause Gov. Tim Pawlenty to start slicing state spending sooner rather than later. "I anticipate a deficit in the current biennium," Pawlenty told Minnesota reporters Tuesday afternoon in a telephone news conference from Philadelphia where the nation's governors...
December 3, 2008 - 10:10am