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Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty talks to newspeople outside his office just prior to midnight to announce that a budget proposal has been agreed upon between himself and legislative leaders at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., on Sunday. Pawlenty called the Legislature into a special session at 12:01 a.m. Monday. The budget was later approved Monday morning.

Legislature takes overtime to reach agreement on balanced budget

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ST. PAUL - It took more than 10 extra hours, but Minnesota legislators finally finished their most important job of 2010 and went home for the year this morning.

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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.
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