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Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who vetoed the Legislature's tax bill at 3 a.m. before taking to White Bear Lake for the Governor's Fishing Opener Saturday, is surrounded by Twin Cities media wanting to talk fish and taxes. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Legislature: Pawlenty vetoes legislative tax bill

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WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. - Gov. Tim Pawlenty, in the wee hours Saturday morning, didn't waste time in vetoing a legislative tax bill that would raise taxes $1 billion.

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Vetoing the bill at 3 a.m. at the Capitol, a half hour before taking to White Bear Lake for the Governor's Fishing Opener, the Republican governor said the veto was "like plucking leeches from the taxpayers."

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