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Education bill heads to negotiations

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ST. PAUL -- An education bill containing fewer reforms than sought by the Pawlenty administration heads to House-Senate negotiators.

The House voted 86-47 about midnight Tuesday for its education bill that contains no budget cuts, a rarity as the state faces a nearly $3 billion deficit.

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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.
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