Pawlenty: Minn. cuts will be public before July 1ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he is moving quickly to come up with a plan for $2.7 billion in spending cuts and delayed state payments. Pawlenty says he will hold a cabinet meeting on Thursday to discuss the plan and make his outline of cuts public before July 1. He is also taking citizen input through an email address, firstname.lastname@example.org.