Koenen says counties will feel state's pain
GRANITE FALLS -- Counties are sure to feel the state's financial pain, perhaps even before the Legislature convenes, State Rep. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, warned the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.
Koenen told the commissioners that he expects Gov. Tim Pawlenty to use his authority to begin making budget cuts, or "unallotments," to begin balancing the budget before year's end.
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