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A funding fracas has erupted between Governor Owens and the Legislature -- prompting threats of lawsuits from the governor. And it's just the first week of the General Assembly's new session.
The conflict over plans for $146 million in federal money is turning into a turf battle. Congress allocated the money to help spur the economy -- and Owens wants to spend it to help the poor with heating bills and on transportation.
But the Legislature's Joint Budget Committee is sponsoring a bill that would block Owens from deciding how the money is spent. Lawmakers contend the governor doesn't have the authority to allocate the funds.
Owens has shot back -- threatening to sue protect what he says is his power.
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