Settlement comes day after Amy Senser's criminal conviction.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Monday, July 25, 2011
Roseville Patch aggregates the latest shutdown-related coverage from other media.
July 25: Duluth News Tribune: First campers return to find Jay Cooke State Park in good shape MinnPost: New budget fails to take on Minnesota's long-term problems MinnPost: Dayton talks about the pivotal meeting with supporters that helped end the shutdown Star Tribune: Tobacco bonds in Minnesota budget deal come at hefty price to future state budgets Star Tribune: Empty campsites at Jay Cooke State Park for reopening weekend St. Cloud Times: Minnesota budget: A closer look at the deal to end the shutdown July 24: National Review: Minnesota Isn’t America Pioneer Press: Minnesota budget: A closer look at the deal to end the shutdown Pioneer Press: St. Paul tightens belt as Minnesota state budget cuts aid Twin Cities Daily Planet: 'Bank CEOs…
Friday, July 22, 2011
Roseville Patch brings together the latest in Minnesota shutdown-related coverage from other media.
July 22: Bloomberg Businessweek: Minn. government reopening after 20-day shutdown Duluth News Tribune: Slowly, state parks reopen after Minnesota shutdown Kare 11: Beyond the Minn. budget drama painful cutbacks await Kare 11: State workers return, add up 'losses' MinnPost: New budget fails to take on Minnesota's long-term problems Minnesota Public Radio: Looking back: State will rebound Minnesota Public Radio: Special master says her job is done, steps down Minnesota Public Radio: Did government deliver on jobs? Pioneer Press: Minnesota: Most state parks reopen; fishing license sales resume Star Tribune: State reopens: Relief, hard feelings Star Tribune: Highway contractors irked by bill July 21: Albert Lea Tribune: Legislators relieved, …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
The State Legislature is expected to meet in special session.
Minnesota’s legislators are heading back to work. Gov. Mark Dayton and state Republican legislative leaders Thursday afternoon agreed on a preliminary budget and took the first steps toward ending the government shutdown. During a three-hour meeting in the governor’s office, the parties agreed to a June 30 Republican budget proposal that would not raise taxes, but would borrow money to balance the budget. The deal will raise $1.4 billion by issuing state bonds against future tobacco revenue ($700 million) and shifting K12 education aid from 70/30 to 60/40 ($700 million). In a tense meeting with reporters at the Capitol following the meeting, Dayton said he expects to call a special session for legislators and to pass a budget “very soon. …