Pawlenty trims public works bill
ST. PAUL -- Flood prevention and recovery projects will be fully funded, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty trimmed a public works funding bill, saying legislators want to spend too much.
The bill originally proposed spending $361 million, with $300 million coming from funds the state would borrow. The governor cut one dozen projects totaling $85 million.
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