The Star Tribune focuses on the cuts to cities and counties.
Republicans, however, want Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, a Democrat, to sue to stop the bill. Gov. Pawlenty issued a letter requesting Swanson to look into it. Republicans in the Minnesota House and Senate will hold a news conference looking into it today.
On Monday, the Legislature blocked efforts to sue over the health bill.
The Star Tribune says the health bill will be an issue in the 2010 elections.
MnDOT secured funding to fix the I-169/I-494 interchange.
The Senate Higher Ed Budget policy committee will hear a bill today that allows the U of M to sell alcohol in selected seating at its football, basketball and hockey stadiums.
A bill in the Minnesota Senate would offset the tax loss of the new Lake Vermilion state park.
Essar Steel delays the opening of a plant on the Iron Range.
The Senate hopes the reconciliation bill is passed by the weekend.
Democratic Senators Blanche Lincoln and Ben Nelson say they'll oppose reconcilation.
Some health care gains start soon but the bigger ones start later.
GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann introduced a bill calling for the repeal of the federal health bill while her political foes run an ad ripping her.
A Texas Congressman admits to yelling "baby killer."
Democrats in the Senate push a financial regulation bill to the full Senate for a vote.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Israel is hurting the credibility of the U.S.
ACORN is disbanding.
Halliburton and KBR drop a high court appeal on a rape case. DFL Sen. Al Franken is mentioned.
GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann says Democrats will pay for the health care vote.
A union and two health care groups aim to make her pay for voting against it.
DFL Rep. Collin Peterson explains why he voted against the health bill.
The U.S. Senate passed an aviation safety bill. DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar is mentioned.
2010 Race for Governor
Republican Marty Seifert continues to hammer top GOP foe Tom Emmer on tort reform.
Democrat Tom Bakk's departure means a scramble for super delegates.
I-P candidate Rob Hahn interviewed former Gov. Jesse Ventura.
2010 Race for Congress
GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann will speak to activists in Duluth on March 27th.
Pawlenty for Prez Watch
Pawlenty will be in North Mankato and Marshall today. He'll speak in Willmar on March 31st.
He was in Washington D.C. yesterday and Sunday speaking to AIPAC.
On Monday, former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman stumped for Pawlenty at an AIPAC breakfast. Coleman says he'd sleep better if Pawlenty was in charge.
The Hotline says Pawlenty tries to be hawkish during Sunday night's AIPAC speech.
A Frum Forum contributor says his comments depart from the Reagan foreign policy model.
Pawlenty will speak at an anti-abortion conference in Washington D.C. on Wednesday and is headed to New Hampshire on Thursday.