Governor Pawlenty announced today that he will move forward with his plans to balance the budget on his own. He talked with reporters today – just one day after the 2009 legislative session ended. Pawlenty and DFLers in control of the Legislature could not reach agreement on a two year budget. Pawlenty said he will Read more →
Archives for May 19, 2009
MPR News will provide live coverage of Gov. Pawlenty’s news conference at 12:30. Here’s a look at what lawmakers did on the final day of the session. In response to an earlier question, the Minnesota Senate did not take up the confirmation votes of DEED Commissioner Dan McElroy and DOLI Commissioner Steve Sviggum.
Gov. Pawlenty and DFL legislative leaders are spending the day spinning their take on the 2009 legislative session. MPR News will provide live coverage of Pawlenty’s 12:30 news conference. In the last half hour of the session, DFLers jammed a tax bill through the Legislature taking the unusual move of ending debate and forcing a Read more →