Minnesota Legislature Files Suit Against Gov. DaytonThe governor's shutdown threat could mean the largest mass layoff in Minnesota since 2015.
Lawmakers Have Just A Week To Resolve The Budget BattleJust a week to go until the end of the Minnesota legislative session, and yet there’s still no agreement on a budget to fund state government.
No Budget Deal In Sight As Legislative Deadline ApproachesMinnesota's Republican Legislature is sending the remainder of its budget bills to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk. Then the real work begins.
Talking Points: Will Lawmakers Pass A Budget Before The Deadline?A week from Monday is the deadline for the Minnesota Legislature to complete all its business, including passing a two-year budget bill for the state.
Shutdown Concerns Bring Back 2011 MemoriesMinnesota's political leaders are entering the legislative homestretch with no budget deal in sight. It's familiar territory.
Talking Points: Will There Be A Special Session? Government Shutdown?Three weeks from Monday, May 22, is the deadline for the Minnesota Legislature to adjourn. But so far there is no agreement on the state’s budget for the next two years and that means the likelihood of a possible special session and even a state government shutdown this summer.
4 Things To Know: BLM To Meet St. Paul Mayor, Last Wild Preseason Game & MoreFrom Black Lives Matter St. Paul meeting with the city's mayor to a government shutdown avoided, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Oct. 1.
Shutdown May Be Averted In Minnesota: Dayton Drops Auditor DemandRepublican Lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton have reached a deal on the Minnesota state budget, avoiding a potential government shutdown on July 1 that would have left around 9,500 government workers unemployed.
Special Session Plans On Hold As Leaders Work To Reach PactNegotiations over a deal to enable a special legislative session are at a standstill. Minnesota House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton remain at odds over a couple of bills and a new law altering the authority of the state auditor.
Dayton, House GOP Reach Tentative Deal On EducationGov. Mark Dayton and majority House Republicans came to a tentative deal Monday on education funding, the largest unresolved piece of the state budget fight that's pushed Minnesota toward a potential government shutdown.
Layoff Notices Set To Hit State Workers' Desks 1 Month Before ShutdownStarting Monday, thousands of Minnesotans will find an unwanted warning in their mailboxes. The state will begin to send out layoff notices to state employees who could be impacted if a budget deal isn't reached by July 1st.
With No Budget Deal, Government Shutdown LoomsThere are no budget talks this weekend and a date for a special session has still not been set. If state lawmakers can't reach a budget deal by July 1, there will be a partial government shutdown.