budget impasse

Republicans Oppose Dayton’s Latest Budget Offer
Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans met again Wednesday without meaningful progress toward resolving the budget dispute that has shut down state government. House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch say the negotiations went backwards when Dayton made an offer for either an inc…
Minnesota GOP Ask Governor For Special Session
Top Republican lawmakers are urging Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special session to avoid a government shutdown, even though the two sides remain stalemated on the budget.

Dayton has sole power to convene a special session, but he has repeatedly said he won't do so until he and GOP la…
From Capitol To TV, Ads Tackle Minnesota Budget Mess
Those campaign-style TV commercials clogging Minnesota's airwaves are brought to you by the budget stalemate at the state Capitol. It used to be that political ads were mostly confined to election years. But the simmering dispute over taxes and spending between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and R…
DFL Lawmakers Make Stop In St. Cloud To Talk Budget Stalemate
Three Democratic lawmakers made a stop in St. Cloud today to talk about the end of the Legislative session and a special session that will be needed to approve a new state budget. Representative Larry Hosch of St. Joseph and Representative John Ward of Brainerd were joined by Assistant Senate Minori…