Minnesota Public Radio coverage of the Minnesota budget negotiations.
Dayton, GOP meet today after 'productive' talks Friday Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican
legislative leaders will spend a summer Saturday behind closed
doors trying to head off a state government shutdown that would hit
in less than a week if they can't agree on a budget.June 24, 2011
Dayton, GOP announce weekend meetings, little else DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders say they're committed to lengthy negotiations over the next two days to try to reach a budget deal and avoid a government shutdown.June 24, 2011
Minnesota not the only state dealing with a budget crisis Minnesota is just one of several states heading toward a potential government shutdown. Midmorning gets an update on budget battles in California and Iowa and examines why governors and legislators across the nation are engaging in a high-stakes game of chicken.Midmorning, June 24, 2011
Judge Gearin: No ruling this week on shutdown case State officials and special interest groups appeared in court Thursday to describe which services should be deemed essential and what kind of court intervention is appropriate if the government shuts down on July 1.June 23, 2011