CHICAGO - The Minnesota Legislature was poised yesterday to approve a $925 million general obligation-supported capital budget, a level that Gov. Tim Pawlenty called irresponsible because it would put the state over a self-imposed cap on debt service.

The governor contends the state can afford to issue no more $825 million to support the state's two-year capital budget, known as the bonding bill, when debt service on other borrowing proposals are counted.

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