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Pawlenty's unallotment increases budget concerns for NL Council


NEW LONDON -- Like most small town governments, the New London City Council was worried about state cuts even before the legislative session ended. Now, with Gov. Tim Pawlenty poised to take away $2.7 billion in money that had been promised to entities like New London, the concern is even greater.

At its meeting Wednesday, the City Council spent much of the evening discussing the budget, budget reserves, undesignated funds, what should be saved and what should be spent.

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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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