Pawlenty unallotment law suits are a moot point
Last week, a Ramsey County court ruling said Gov. Tim Pawlenty's summer budget cuts through unallotment were unconstitutional. It's a good possibility that numerous organizations may file suits of their own as a result, hoping that their funding gets restored as a result.
Here's a key point, however. Any restoring of funds cut by Pawlenty last year won't narrow the budget hole facing legislators when they reconvene in February.