A government shutdown could disrupt the July Fourth holiday for those planning to use Minnesota’s 66 state parks and six recreation areas.
Part of a state shutdown that has thousands of families worried: Nursing home workers could be declared “non-essential,” and state payments could stop. Furthermore, if there’s an extend shutdown, some nursing homes could close.
A potential Minnesota government shutdown took an ominous step forward Friday, with layoff notices going out to thousands of state employees and an immediate hiring freeze.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will send layoff notices to 6,000 employees Friday if it can’t work out a deal to get access to its money during a looming state government shutdown, said Laura King, the system’s chief financial officer.
Likely GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says government discourages the American spirit when it gets involved in business and commerce.
Concerns over chemicals and kids are nothing new. You can now find BPA-free bottles and cups just about everywhere you go, but there are still other hazards to watch for.
By Jason DeRusha, WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On tax day, we’re reminded of all the money we spend on state and local taxes every year, but we don’t get a receipt. So what does our […]
The Justice Department says CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $17.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged Medicaid programs in 10 states.
The clock is ticking and congress has until Friday to pass a budget authorization bill, or the federal government will have to shut down. So, what happens if the government shuts down, and what’s the cost?
A trillion here, a trillion there….WHO’S COUNTING? You should!
Legislation ordering a 15 percent cut in Minnesota government work force costs is getting an airing in a state House committee.
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