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After Dayton Vetoes, State Leaders Start Search For Way Out

Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt say they're both pushing for a quick special session to finish work on the next state budget.

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Dayton Signs 4 Budget Bills, Still Weighing Other Vetoes

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed four budget bills into law but is leaving tougher veto decisions for later.

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Deadline Budget Rush Leaves Out Money For Critical Staff

The rush to Monday's budget-setting deadline has a price. A budget bill for jobs and energy programs left out funding for state employees who review health insurance rates. Those staff members have been paid with federal funds that expire in September, leaving the state with the tab.

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Moving Parts, Dwindling Time Mark Legislature’s Budget Push

More pieces of Minnesota's next budget are falling into place. They affect poultry farmers battling the bird flu, college students seeking a financial lift, the upkeep of public parks and much more.

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MinnesotaCare Stays Intact For Now In Brewing Budget Deal

Minnesota's public health care program for nearly 100,000 working poor residents will be preserved in an emerging budget deal.

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Negotiators Still Hashing Out Budget Deal As Deadline Nears

Minnesota's legislative leaders have promised they're making progress on a budget deal. Now they have something to show for it.

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Small Slices Of Minnesota’s Budget Coming Together In Deal

Smaller pieces of Minnesota's $40 billion-plus budget are coming together.

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Schools, Families Decry House and Senate Education Budgets

Schools and families are joining Minnesota's governor to say House and Senate education budget proposals are too small.

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Senate Education Plan Sends $365M More To Schools

The Minnesota Senate has approved bill that would send an extra $365 million to schools.

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Beneath Budget Dispute, A Tussle Over Regulatory Power

Minnesota legislative Republicans are moving to strip powers from Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, ranging from limiting his team's authority to write regulatory rules to curbs on staffing.

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