The Minnesota Supreme Court granted Gov. Pawlenty’s motion to take quick action on his appeal of a legal order that undermines his unallotment authority. Here are the important dates:
The court scheduled oral arguments for 3/15 (Ides of March!!!)
Pawlenty has to file his appeal by 2/9.
Plaintiffs have to file their response by 2/23.
Pawlenty can file a reply brief no later than 3/2
Get more detail on the case here and 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