Budget, bonding plans advance
ST. PAUL - Legislative plans to fill a $935 million state budget gap are taking shape in ways similar to a proposal outlined by Gov. Tim Pawlenty, but leading Democratic lawmakers want to spend $100 million more for a legislative public works plan than the Republican governor.
This week is key for the state budget as lawmakers face a Friday deadline for committees to pass their funding bills.
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