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December 8, 2009
Pawlenty will not cut December local aid
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota 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.
December 8, 2009 - 1:48pm
May 22, 2009
Pawlenty to cities: How much should I cut?
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty said small cities will be protected when he cuts spending to balance the state budget, but he wants other cities...
May 22, 2009 - 8:54am
April 29, 2009
Midwest Hearing Aid spring event
Midwest Hearing Aid Systems will have informational meetings Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at its Woodbury location, 2080 Woodwinds Drive, Suite 240. Understanding hearing loss and hearing healthcare can be a challenge. Join personnel from Midwest Hearing Aid Systems and...
April 29, 2009 - 6:55am
April 8, 2009
Proposal could eliminate integration aid
In addition the numerous changes already facing School District 833 this year -- a new high school, new school boundaries, a new superintendent and a transition to a middle school system -- yet another change is looming on the horizon. Rep. Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) has brought...
April 8, 2009 - 6:35am
March 26, 2009
Pawlenty seeks speedy federal disaster aid
ST. PAUL - State officials are ramping up their Red River Valley flood assistance and asking the federal government for similar efforts. As...
March 26, 2009 - 7:31am
February 2, 2009
Upper Midwest states split on federal aid
ST. PAUL - Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle appeared before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, asking that his state get its...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
County braces for end-of-the-year cuts in state aid
Washington County recently approved its budget for 2009, but it will likely be making some adjustments to its 2008 budget, as many counties and cities across the state brace for a cut in state aid before the end of the year. Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced last week that local government...
December 30, 2008 - 2:00pm
'Biggest crisis' to affect local government aid
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's local governments receive 30 percent of their revenue from the state, so when the state budget is sick, local governments sniffle. Now, with a massive state budget deficit, the affliction is much worse than a cold. Many say legislators must resort to major...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Pawlenty cuts local aid, programs
ST. PAUL - State budget cuts are under way. So is the anguish. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday drained the state's budget reserve and...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
City leaders plead for state checks
ST. PAUL - Disaster. Crisis. Insane. Unfair. All are words Minnesota's city leaders used to describe the prospect of the state chopping payments...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Federal aid concerns Pawlenty
ST. PAUL - The country's economy could worsen if the federal government sends aid to financially hurting states, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am