Pawlenty to appeal unallotment ruling
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty plans to appeal a judge's ruling that says his unilateral state budget cuts were unconstitutional.
He told reporters at a late-morning Capitol news conference that he "respectfully disagrees" with Judge Kathleen Gearin's Wednesday ruling that orders his administration to restore a $5.3 million program providing medically necessary special diets to thousands of poor Minnesotans.
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