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Pawlenty seeks support from local business leaders for budget proposal


WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty encouraged Willmar business leaders Tuesday to tell legislators to support a budget plan that will help businesses survive the economic crisis.

During an early morning talk to the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Pawlenty said most legislators don't have a background in private sector business and don't know what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

His plan to reduce taxes for businesses would help businesses grow and create jobs, he said.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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