Cuts part of $1 billion budget fix
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans can expect state government budget cuts like they have not seen for five years, thanks to a tanking national economy.
Classrooms apparently will be exempt from the reductions, but it will be weeks before legislators decide how to plug a $935 million budget gap.
The deficit Finance Department officials announced Thursday is "series, but solvable," Gov. Tim Pawlenty said.
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