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Minnesota Special Session Expected Early Next Week
A special legislative session to end Minnesota's state government shutdown could start as early as Monday. A spokeswoman for Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday that Dayton plans to call lawmakers back to the Capitol when the details of budget bills are finalized in private meetings expected to conti…
Local Lawmakers React To Governor Dayton’s Offer [AUDIO]
Republican State Representative Steve Gottwalt of St. Cloud is reacting to the latest news from Governor Mark Dayton. He says it's a good sign. And Republican State Representative Tim O'Driscoll of Sartell says he's cautiously optimistic about today's (Thursday) news.
DNR – No Fishing Honor System During Shutdown
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says there's no way to get around the state's fishing license requirements during the government shutdown. The state's electronic licensing system was taken offline when the shutdown began July 1, leaving anglers unable to buy fishing lic…
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…

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