HOW MUCH DOES THE RULING UNDO?
With less than two weeks left in the legislative session, budget officials and legislative leaders were working on figures but estimated that the Minnesota Supreme Court ruling adds between $900 million to $2.5 billion to the budget deficit.
Here's a recap of how Pawlenty's emergency cuts from last summer broke down:
K-12 schools accounting shifts $1.77 billion
Local government aid $300 million
Health and human services programs $236 million
University of Minnesota $50 million
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities $50 million
State agencies $33 million
Other revenues and savings $234 million
Total $2.7 million