Court ruling goes against Pawlenty's 'unallotment'
ST. PAUL -- A dramatic Minnesota Supreme Court ruling Wednesday threw state budget talks back to 2009.
Minnesota legislators and Governor Tim Pawlenty failed to balance the state budget a year ago and a Wednesday high court ruling ordered them back to the negotiations table they left then. The court threw out the governor's summer unilateral budget cuts and told the two sides to try again to plug a $2.7 billion budget hole.
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