From The Des Moines Register:
"He's got transfer authority, and that's what he should be doing," House Minority Leader Kraig Paulsen, R-Hiawatha, told reporters. "One of the absolute primary functions of state government is public safety."
A spokesman for Gov. Chet Culver acknowledged later Friday that transferring money within a department or between two departments is an option Culver is reviewing. But questions remain about what is possible under the law.† Read more.