Pawlenty line-item vetoed $85 million from bonding bill.

Governor Pawlenty line-item vetoed $85 million from a $300 million bonding bill. Here are the victims:

$24 million for U of M’s Bell Museum,

$11 million for Health and Science Center addition at Lake Superior Community and Technical College

$5.25 million for Carpentry and Industrial Mechanical Technology and Shops and Mesabi Range Community and Technical College

$5.75 million for Metropolitan State University Smart Classroom Center

$13.3 million for North Hennepin Community College Center for Business and Technology

$3.625 million for classroom renovations and MnSCU

$5.78 million for Ind. School District No. 38, Red Lake

$3 million for Rail Service Improvement

$2 million for Early Childhood Learning and Child Protection Facilities

$6.5 million for Mankato-Civic Center expansion

$2 million for Minneapolis-Shubert Performing Arts and Education Center

$3 million for St. Cloud Civic Center expansion

  • minnesotan

    But yet his billion dollar baseball stadium is safe from cuts.

  • mfmcg

    How is cutting the money to the Red Lake school district justified? What are the priorities that this is to be discarded in favor of?