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July 15, 2011
There were no smiles Thursday evening as state leaders announced a framework of a budget deal. From left are House Speaker Kurt Zellers, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and Gov. Mark Dayton. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Shutdown Day 15: Dayton, GOP agree to budget 'framework'; special session expected soon
July 15, 2011 - 8:38am
July 14, 2011
Shutdown Day 14: Budget talks back on after Dayton drops tax hike
July 14, 2011 - 1:27pm
Shutdown Day 14: Lawmakers seek continued road work
July 14, 2011 - 7:33am
July 13, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announces on Wednesday that his state has paid $60 million it owed Minnesota over a tax agreement. Political leaders in both states say they would like to restore the agreement that allowed people living in one state but working in the other to pay income taxes in just one state. Photo by Steve Dzubay/RiverTown Newspaper Group
Wisconsin pays up: Minnesota gets overdue $60M payment
July 13, 2011 - 2:11pm
Shutdown Day 13: Judge: 'Flood' lawmakers, governor with shutdown stories
July 13, 2011 - 8:34am
July 12, 2011
Before hitting the road this week to meet with Minnesotans, Gov. Mark Dayton told reporters Monday that he suggested a variety of tax increases from which Republican could pick. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Shutdown Day 12: Dayton takes budget message around Minnesota
July 12, 2011 - 11:23am
July 11, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
July 11, 2011 - 5:19pm
July 10, 2011
ANALYSIS: Budget, shutdown about spending dispute
July 10, 2011 - 9:25pm
July 6, 2011
Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown end
July 6, 2011 - 5:56pm
Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters on Tuesday that he will continue meeting with Republican leaders in an attempt to end a budget impasse and end a state government shutdown. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Budget talks resume with agreement to talk more
July 6, 2011 - 8:18am
July 5, 2011
Tourists often can be seen roaming the Minnesota Capitol, but most of the Capitol is quiet due to a government shutdown. Some state employees and the media have access to the building during the shutdown. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Government shutdown Day 5: talks to resume
July 5, 2011 - 10:50am
July 2, 2011
Quiet Minnesota Capitol, quiet state government
July 2, 2011 - 6:18am
July 1, 2011
Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday night blames Republicans for a government shutdown because they refused to allow a tax increase on the best-earning Minnesotans. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Political differences lead to state shutdown
July 1, 2011 - 7:46am
June 30, 2011
House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch walk into the governor's office Thursday morning for a final day of negotiations to avoid a government shutdown. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Lawmakers, demonstrators fill Capitol as possible shutdown looms
June 30, 2011 - 10:39am
Shutdown ruling 'no soft landing'
June 30, 2011 - 8:20am