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Shutdown Worries Prompt Emergency Meeting At MnSCU

The trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system have called an emergency meeting to consider the implications of a state government shutdown. The trustees are scheduled to meet Wednesday morning.

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MN Budget Talks Resume, But No Movement On K-12 Spending

Lead Republican lawmakers for a schools
spending bill say they're disappointed Gov. Mark Dayton didn't meet
with them on Monday.Instead they met with members of Dayton's administration in the first of a series of budget talks proposed by GOP leaders.

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Dayton, Republicans Agree To Keep Trying On Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders say they've agreed to a series of budget talks starting next week. But the Democratic governor says the meetings will be "just for show" unless they agree on the amount of money the state will spend in the upcoming two-year budget.

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Dayton, GOP Lawmakers Take Another Crack At Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders are meeting for private budget talks after more than a week of public posturing. The regular legislative session ended last week without a budget deal, pushing the state toward a sweeping government shutdown if the dispute isn't resolved by the end of this month.

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Dayton Takes Message Around Minnesota, Republicans Attack

Gov. Mark Dayton is taking his push for a top-tier tax hike around the state Thursday as a budget standoff with Republicans continues. The Democratic governor is visiting Austin, Mankato, Moorhead and Duluth to highlight local cuts he says would result from the GOP's budget.

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Dayton Vetoes Republican Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the entire Republican budget, ensuring a special legislative session. The Democratic governor struck down the nine bills on Tuesday, about 12 hours after the Legislature adjourned as required by the constitution.

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MN GOP Lawmakers Talk Up Incomplete Session

Top Republican lawmakers are flying around the state Tuesday talking up the session that ended a day
earlier without a budget deal. House Speaker Kurt Zellers, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and others departed from St. Paul on Tuesday.

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No Budget In Sight On Last Day Of Minnesota Session

The final day of the Minnesota legislative session has arrived but there's no sign that Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP majorities are anywhere close to a deal on the state budget. Lawmakers must adjourn their regular session by midnight Monday.

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Legislature Sends Governor Dayton A Budget, A Veto Likely

The Minnesota Legislature has sent a full set of budget bills to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate finished passing its last three budget bills Thursday afternoon when it approved funding packages for environmental programs and parks; highways, roads and transit programs; and higher education.

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Minnesota Senate Passes Bill Cutting State Workforce

The Minnesota Senate has passed a funding bill for state agencies and programs that would freeze state employee pay and reduce the size of the state workforce. The Senate voted 37-29 on Wednesday for the $600 million state government bill.

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