Here’s the counter offer from the DFL legislative leaders. I rewrote the sheet they gave out but added some context from follow-up interviews with DFL House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher and DFL Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller: Legislative Offer Saturday, May 16, 2009 9:30PM Close remaining $2.7 billion gap (after line-item vetoes) K-12 shift (temporary Read more

Gov. Pawlenty’s spokesman said the governor will meet with DFL legislative leaders Saturday morning at 11 at the governor’s residence office. They’ll meet with the hopes of reaching a deal on the two year budget. The Legislature is constitutionally required to finish its work on Monday.