Dayton Urges Special Session To Resolve Spending BillsGovernor Mark Dayton says it was his idea to veto all of the funding for the Minnesota Legislature.
Dayton Signs Bills, Averting Government Shutdown, But Vetoes Legislature's FundingVetoes could trigger another special session or even a government shutdown starting July 1.
Lawmakers Go Public With Budget Agreements Made In PrivateConcrete details about incomplete parts of a new Minnesota government budget are surfacing ahead of a coming special session. An education plan negotiated in private but posted publicly on Friday shows schools are in line for a sizable increase in per-pupil allowances.
Votes Ahead For Bills That Make Up Minn. Budget A week of votes on a slate of budget bills is ahead in the Minnesota Legislature, which is braced for long hours.
HMOs To Feel Pinch In New Minn. Health BudgetMinnesota's new two-year budget contains some tough medicine for nonprofit health plans that manage subsidized care for more than 500,000 poor patients.