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Another Day, No Deal At Capitol To Avert Shutdown
Governor Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders met briefly but did not reach a budget deal with a government shutdown now only four days away. Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch met privately for less than an hour Monday. Afterward the three appeared befo…
Minnesota Judge – No To Dayton On Budget Mediation
A Ramsey County judge has denied Gov. Mark Dayton's request to order stalled budget talks into mediation. Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin ruled against the Democratic governor's request Thursday during a hearing expected to address the size and scope of a looming government shutdown.
Minnesota Cities Ask Court To Keep State Aid Coming
Minnesota's cities are pushing to keep their state aid checks coming even if state government shuts down on July 1. The League of Minnesota Cities filed paperwork Wednesday arguing that the state should be required to keep paying aid to local governments. Cities have already built this year&apo…

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