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Gov. Tim Pawlenty announces two weeks ago that he will not run for a third term. At the same time, he said he was looking into how to cut state spending, but would save small cities from deep cuts. File photo by Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau

Unallotment decision comes Tuesday

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ST. PAUL - Today is when Gov. Tim Pawlenty tells people who receive state money how much he plans to cut from their budgets.

The Republican governor this afternoon announces how he would balance the state budget after he and Democratic-Farmer-Laborite legislative leaders failed to reach a budget deal before lawmakers went home for the year last month.


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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.