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July 14, 2011
Shutdown Day 14: Lawmakers seek continued road work
ST. PAUL -- Schools get money during Minnesota's state government shutdown, so a pair of legislative transportation leaders say road construction funding also should continue. A judge hearing the case gave them little hope that she would allow resumption of the 98 road construction...
July 14, 2011 - 7:33am
July 13, 2011
Wisconsin pays up: Minnesota gets overdue $60M payment
HUDSON, Wis. -- Wisconsin has paid off a nearly $60 million debt to Minnesota, opening the door for a new agreement allowing residents of one state who work in the other to just file one state income tax form. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced in Hudson on Wednesday that his...
July 13, 2011 - 2:11pm
Shutdown Day 13: Judge: 'Flood' lawmakers, governor with shutdown stories
July 13, 2011 - 8:34am
July 12, 2011
Shutdown Day 12: Dayton takes budget message around Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
July 12, 2011 - 11:23am
July 11, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Capitol undercurrent for months has suggested gambling as a way to help solve a budget impasse that now has become the longest government shutdown in state history. "The governor wants more revenue, Republicans want no new taxes," Rep. John Kriesel recently...
July 11, 2011 - 5:19pm
July 10, 2011
ANALYSIS: Budget, shutdown about spending dispute
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's news media have inundated the state's residents in recent days with government shutdown news. Special master. Taxes. Offer. Rejection. Non-profits. Blind services. Zoo. Licenses. Closed. It is too much for a person to comprehend. But the main reason for...
July 10, 2011 - 9:25pm
July 6, 2011
Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown end
ST. PAUL -- Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. "My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks, it will go until January," Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker said. Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, added that a quick end to the shutdown is...
July 6, 2011 - 5:56pm
Budget talks resume with agreement to talk more
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state government is in a partial shutdown and the first budget negotiations in days resulted in nothing more than an agreement to meet again. When Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton was asked what can be done to reach a budget deal with Republican leaders, his only...
July 6, 2011 - 8:18am
July 5, 2011
Government shutdown Day 5: talks to resume
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders meet this afternoon to restart budget talks and end the state government shutdown, but there was no hope of quick deal. Dayton asked for the meeting and Senate Republicans confirmed the invitation has been accepted. In the meantime,...
July 5, 2011 - 10:50am
July 2, 2011
Quiet Minnesota Capitol, quiet state government
July 2, 2011 - 6:18am
July 1, 2011
Political differences lead to state shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Political differences separating Democratic Gov.
July 1, 2011 - 7:46am
June 30, 2011
Lawmakers, demonstrators fill Capitol as possible shutdown looms
June 30, 2011 - 10:39am
Shutdown ruling 'no soft landing'
June 30, 2011 - 8:20am
Shutdown chances increase as budget talks break up late
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota government shutdown became more likely Wednesday with each tick of the clock. Budget talks ended late Wednesday without a deal to avert the shutdown. "We do not have a deal," Deputy Senate Majority Leader Geoff Michel, R-Edina, said just before 10 p.m. Gov....
June 30, 2011 - 8:15am
June 29, 2011
Shutdown info: Dayton list of what to keep open, what to close
ST. PAUL -- A Ramsey County judge ordered some of Minnesota's executive branch to remain operational if there is a partial government shutdown Friday, following what earlier this month Gov.
June 29, 2011 - 11:26am