House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, center, briefs reporters Thursday at the state Capitol following a meeting on budget issues with Gov. Tim Pawlenty. Also pictured is Assistant Senate Majority Leader Tarryl Clark, left, and House Majority Leader Tony Sertich. Tribune photo by Don Davis
Pawlenty's cabinet preparing for government shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Cabinet meets today to prepare for a possible government shutdown.
A shutdown is not imminent, the governor's spokesman said, but appears likely if organizations whose budgets Pawlenty unilaterally cut last year go to court seeking to have their funding restored.
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