Minnesota legislators, governor discuss budget woes
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Supreme Court ruling Wednesday could empty the state's cash reserves if organizations whose budgets were cut by Gov. Tim Pawlenty last year go to court seeking their money back.
Pawlenty and legislative leaders met Thursday morning to discuss the state's ongoing budget deficit and the court's decision that Pawlenty's use of unilateral budget cuts to balance the budget in 2009 was illegal.
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