GOP leaders discuss budget bills and end of the shutdown Gov. Mark Dayton signed nine budget bills today from the Minnesota Legislature, ending the state government shutdown. Members of the GOP leadership in the Minnesota House and Senate will discuss the marathon special session and the bills that were passed.11:00 a.m.
Rep. Matt Dean: R-Dellwood. House Majority Leader.
Sen. David Hann: R-Eden Prairie. Assistant Senate Majority Leader.
Famine in Somalia The United Nations has declared a famine in drought-stricken areas of south Somalia. The BBC continues coverage of the humanitarian crisis, connecting with people working in the region and reporters in its Africa bureau.12:00 p.m.