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Budget cut scorecard

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government Alexandria, 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Cuts from Legislature-passed budget bills made by Gov. Tim Pawlenty:

-- $381 million, General Assistance Medical Care grants in 2011, eliminating free health care for about 30,000 poor, childless adults.

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-- $200,000, Indigenous Earthkeepers, an American Indian youth environmental and cultural studies program.

-- $100,000, Southeast Asian Collaborative workforce development fund.

-- $2.5 million, Minnesota Film and TV Board program to attract movie and commercial filming.

-- $50,000, workers' memorial construction.

-- $280,000, Minnesota Public Radio digital conversion.

-- $70,000, Legislative Coordinating Commission.

-- $500,000, early childhood care tuition scholarships.

-- $2 million, Power of You education program.

-- $80,000, Cook County Higher Education Board.

-- $100,000, sustainable agriculture grants.

-- $30,000, development of a star farms program.

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