- State budget: a closer look
State budget talks end abruptly
A Gov. Dayton spokeswoman said the Sunday meeting’s quick end wasn’t a breakdown in talks.
State shutdown would halt new Hwy. 14 interchange
Many road construction projects, even state-funded ones, can continue in a state government shutdown, at least for a few weeks.
Debate over taxes may hold surprises for some
or months, the crux of the disagreement between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature has been framed by increasingly well-worn catch-phrases.
Hentges predicts LGA will be put on sliding slope
Mankato City Manager Pat Hentges predicts that outstate property owners will be facing a bumpy ride jdown the road.
Dayton, GOP meet for daylong budget talks
Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP legislative leaders retreated behind closed doors Friday for an all-day meeting aimed at bridging their dispute over taxes and spending.
Going camping for July 4? Maybe not
In the event of a state shutdown, state parks would close at 4 p.m. Thursday, and campers in the state’s 74 parks would be asked to leave.
State payroll: Shrinking what some see as already thin
One of the few things Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature agree on is that two years from now, there will be fewer state workers.
Judge: State budget standoff 'like a game of chicken'
Wary of setting rules for potential shutdown, she urges parties to reach an agreement.
Nonprofits fret over shutdown
State’s budget uncertainty trickles down
Cuts to higher ed are painful, but finding money is an uphill battle
Democrat legislators hear the impact of higher education cuts from MnSCU educators
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