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Minnesotans react to Pawlenty budget

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Comments about Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed two-year budget:

"It funds budget priorities in order of importance. ... We believe the Legislature will have slightly different priorities."


-- Gov. Tim Pawlenty

"Cuts at this level will mean significant reductions in service and even further delays in processing civil and criminal cases. We have said repeatedly that adequate funding of the justice system is not an option, but an obligation of state government."

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.