Minnesota Supreme Court says unallotments illegal
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court says Gov. Tim Pawlenty was wrong when he made unilateral budget cuts last summer.
The ruling, released this morning, technically only a covers a $5.3 million program that provided special diets to Minnesotans who could not afford the food ordered by doctors, but the governor's first assessment is that the 47-page document throws out most of his $2.7 billion budget-balancing action from last summer.
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