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Commissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget tells legislative leaders that they did not pass a fully balanced budget until the last eight minutes of the 2008 legislative session. That comment in a Tuesday meeting brought fierce arguments from the leaders.

Up to 4,700 job losses expected in unallotment

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Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to make unilateral budget cuts could cost up to 4,700 jobs across Minnesota, the state economist told legislative leaders Tuesday.

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In a confrontational meeting, House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, DFL-Minneapolis, disputed some of those numbers. She told State Economist Tom Stinson that he undershot the number of jobs that school districts will be forced to cut, perhaps by several hundred.

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