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Reality Check: The Budget Impasse & Legislative Layoffs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hundreds of Minnesota Legislative staffers face layoffs if Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican House and Senate leaders cannot resolve a budget impasse. 186 more words

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Minnesota Joins State Alliance To Uphold Paris Accord

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota has joined to a newly-formed coalition of U.S. states dedicated to upholding the Paris Climate Accord and combating climate change.

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In Response To Dayton's Veto, Watchdog Pushes For Lawmaker Pay Hike

ST. PAUL (WCCO) – A government watchdog group went to court Monday to guarantee that Minnesota lawmakers get a pay hike.

The unusual legal action could force the state to pay lawmakers even if the Legislature is forced to shut down. 326 more words

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A Look At The Messy Politics At The Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Looking for an explanation for why, after finishing a budget, the Minnesota Legislature is still in shambles? One answer is on a single piece of paper signed in the waning moments of the legislative session. 750 more words

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'Terrible For Our State': Dayton On Pulling Out Of Paris Accord

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — President Donald Trump is facing fierce opposition for ending the nation’s participation in the Paris Climate Accord.

Back in 2015, leaders from 195 countries made the commitment to reduce greenhouse gases. 321 more words

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On Tour, Republicans Call Special Session 'Historic, Productive'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he will decide Tuesday whether to sign or veto the budget bills he got from the legislature last week. 121 more words

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Lawmakers Working To Reach Last-Minute Budget Deal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota lawmakers are racing against the clock to pass a $45 billion dollar, two-year state budget.

The 2017 Legislative session is legally required to adjourn by midnight Monday night. 391 more words

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