Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
State government would spend less money overall under the two-year budget proposal announced Tuesday by Gov. Tim Pawlenty. The governor, faced with a $5 billion deficit many fear will only get dewper, wants cuts in state aid to cities. He also proposes eliminating boards governing humanities and arts programs and a 5 percent cut in most government programs. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Record deficit forces the gov. to look at cuts in numerous budget areas

Email News Alerts

ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty would chop many parts of the state budget -- including dropping 84,000 people off state-funded health care programs -- but promises to increase public school funding and keeping public safety programs mostly untouched.

Advertisement

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness