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Pawlenty will not cut local aids, now

News Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Pawlenty will not cut local aids, now
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Cities and counties will not lose state aid payments later this month. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's office this afternoon announced he will not reduce or eliminate local aid December payments to help plug a $1.2 billion hole in the current two-year budget. Last week, Pawlenty said that he would consider taking that action. Click here to read the Capitol Chatter blog.

Pioneer staff reports