- State budget: a closer look
Minn. shutdowns of ’05, ’11: How they compare
Shutdown 2011 stands to be far more sweeping than in 2005.
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
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