Minnesota legislators now have to deal with a budget deficit that may soar past $3 billion after recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision. That decision essentially voided a cut of $5.3 million cut made by Governor Tim Pawlenty without the approval of the Legislature. Legislators may have more power in negotiations with the governor, but they also are running out of time to balance a budget before the end of the session.
Unallotment ruling complicates state budget
Politics St. Paul, Minn. ·