The Minneapolis City Council and Mineapolis Mayor R.T. announced today that they will join the lawsuit challenging Gov. Pawlenty's unallotment authority. "Minneapolis has done its best to manage the repeated cuts to LGA," said City Council President Barb Johnson in a statement. "But these cuts have put a tremendous burden on our residents in the form of higher property taxes."
The League of Minnesota Cities and the city of St. Paul have also indicated that they'll file briefs opposing Pawlenty's unallotment.
You can read more about the decision here.
I would like to know what Tim Pawlenty was doing when other states were making a case for a portion of the EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS dished out last week for the development of high-speed rail. Because of his focus on the national spotlight he's abandoned his home state and now we'll be far behind neighboring Wisconsin. Thanks for making us the losers in this vital area, Pawlenty. You've proven once again how your approach to government fails in the realm of leadership.