New bonding bill eliminates funding for Pope-Douglas incinerator project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House and Senate appear ready to give Governor Tim Pawlenty more and less of what he wants for public works funding.
A bill negotiators approved at a hastily called Thursday meeting includes much more spending than the governor wants. It also includes Pawlenty's major priorities, but a sex offender treatment center expansion is funded at a far lower amount than he wants.
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