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Session Daily: Governor still hopeful negotiations can solve legislative funding fight

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Avise Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday he remains hopeful his dispute with Republican legislative leaders over funding for the House and Senate can be solved at the negotiating table, rather than the courtroom. House Speaker … Continue reading

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Session Daily: House, Senate head toward lawsuit over Gov. Dayton’s legislative funding veto

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Avise See you in court. That was the message Friday from Republican House and Senate leadership in approving a resolution to seek outside legal representation in an effort to restore funding for the Legislature that … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Gov. Dayton signs budget bills into law, but showdown with lawmakers continues

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Avise Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday he would sign into law nine budget bills that make up the state’s $46 billion, two-year budget, and would allow a $650 million tax bill to become law without … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff for Memorial Day

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton & and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Lawmakers pass final budget bills, wrap 2017 special session

Source: Session Daily By Mike Cook Day three of the 2017 special session saw lawmakers pass final omnibus bills to be sent to Gov. Mark Dayton, with weary House members wrapping up their work at 2:42 a.m. Friday following a … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Compromise education bill passed by House in special session

Source: Session Daily By Nick Longworth After weeks of negotiations over the best approach to reduce the achievement gap, lawmakers passed a compromise bill early Wednesday that they believe Gov. Mark Dayton would ultimately sign. The result is a proposal … Continue reading

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Pioneer Press: Legislature gets budget deal — but will need an overtime special session

Source: Pioneer Press Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish the job. Forty-five minutes before their constitutionally mandated end of this year’s five-month legislative session, Republican … Continue reading

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