Economy worse, but Pawlenty ups spending
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's newest budget plan, released Tuesday, increases education, courts and other spending, despite a worsening economy.
And he still opposes raising state taxes, although Democrats say his policies would force nearly $2 billion higher local property taxes.
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