About the only good thing that can be said about Governor Tim Pawlenty's latest round of proposed budget cuts is that this time he has spared us the specious rhetoric about everyone sharing in the sacrifice. Instead, just a few months after a blue ribbon commission Pawlenty himself convened released a survey indicating that the vast majority of Minnesotans would favor a tax increase to ensure universal access to health care coverage for state residents, the governor's proposed cuts will deny crucial and timely treatment for thousands of... More >>>