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Blame Game Heats Up as Budget Work Hits a Standstill
The Minnesota Legislature's budget work is at a standstill.
Lawmakers have until May 22 to wrap up a new, two-year budget. But Republicans in the Senate couldn't pass any budget bills Thursday for a second day because a GOP senator's absence left them without the necessary votes. And…
Minn. House GOP Proposes Public Safety Trims
State House Republicans are proposing that Minnesota prisoners be forced to come up with a $5 co-pay for every visit they make to a health care provider. It's one part of the House GOP's proposed two-year budget for public safety and corrections. The Republican plan proposes spending about…