I was hoping Mitch Daniels might be the first governor to just say no to the federal government, but it looks like that honor goes to Time Pawlenty:
Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty Tuesday ordered all state agencies to not to submit applications to any health care funding from the federal government related to the health care overhaul.
Any applications must be either required by law or approved by the governor's office.
Yes, Daniels is right that states not getting the extra funding will be "donor states," but the madness has to stop somewhere. Somebody has to be first. Too bad he didn't step up.