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Final batch of unallotments made in budget-balancing act

State Management and Budget Commissioner Tom Hanson has released the final list of cuts (PDF) in the unallotment effort that Gov. Tim Pawlenty is using to balance the state budget.

This batch of cuts to state agencies totals $13.6 million. Some big hits include $1.5 million from Metro Transit Assistance; $133,000 from dairy and food inspection; and $431,000 from Education Department agency operations.

Still to be outlined in the plan to eliminate the $2.7 billion state budget are details on how the governor will reduce local government aids for fiscal year 2011. Hanson said that information is expected by mid-January.

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  1. Submitted by Tim Brausen on 08/17/2009 - 04:40 pm.

    Clearly the Governor does not travel by transit, the occasional day he is in the state of Minnesota. Once again he is continuing to balance the budget by taking services from those most in need, including transit-dependent people.

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