Cities, counties take $300 million unallotment hit
Sending $300 million of the state's budget problem to cities and counties, a stern Gov. Tim Pawlenty warned them to cut spending.
Pawlenty announced $2.65 billion in spending reductions Tuesday to finish balancing the state budget -- a chore he said he had to do unilaterally because the DFL-led Legislature sent him spending bills $3 billion more than expected revenues.
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