Minnesota Governor Signs Spending Plan, Ending Shutdown

After legislators worked all night, Gov. Mark Dayton signed new spending plans, ending the longest shutdown in state history.

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  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials
    I see in everything around this, signs of good ... As the governor and legislative leaders prepare for the session, now would be a good time to practice restraint, preach caution and keep expectations low for major spending and deep tax cuts.
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