The Minnesota House filed its friend of the court brief in a lawsuit challenging Gov. Pawlenty’s unallotment power.
The brief says Pawlenty has no precedent in Minnesota history, exceeded his authority under the statute and unconstitutionally delegates powers to the executive.
You can read it here.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org