budget stalemate

Minnesota Government Shutdown Costs Millions
Minnesota's political leaders are continuing to haggle over how much the state should spend in the next two years, but the shutdown caused by their impasse is getting expensive. The week-old shutdown is causing state coffers to bleed millions of dollars.
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…
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…