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Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, debates the state budget Wednesday as the Minnesota House worked through a series of bills. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Minnesota Legislature passes funding bills without full funding

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators rushed through bills funding a bulk of the state budget Wednesday, but without fully paying.

The Democratic-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty have not agreed on how to fund part of the budget, leaving tax and spending questions in the 2009 legislative session's final five days.


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