Minnesota shutdown to end soon
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota speaks to members of the media July 14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
July 14th, 2011
08:28 PM ET
3 years ago

Minnesota shutdown to end soon

St. Paul, Minn., (CNNMoney) – Democratic governor Mark Dayton and leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature have reach a deal that will close the Minnesota's budget gap end the state's government shutdown "within days."

"It is my understanding that we have reached an agreement," Dayton said, as the visibly tired legislators emerged from a three hour meeting at the Capitol to speak to press.

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  1. GI Joe

    Tim Pawlenty sure left that state in a mess. Fiscally bankrupt, bridges collapsing, other infrastrucure, etc.

    July 14, 2011 10:22 pm at 10:22 pm |
  2. s kel

    i guess the fact that beer was running out did it huh?

    July 14, 2011 10:54 pm at 10:54 pm |
  3. Lost in Texas FOREVER

    you take away a person's beer and smokes and looks like you may have crossed the line, don't matter if you're a Dem or Repub, left or right some things you JUST DON'T MESS WITH!!

    July 14, 2011 11:53 pm at 11:53 pm |
  4. Steve Jackson

    Now is the time to take each Minnesota legislature to court for not doing the job they get paid to do Start recall of all show the people are tired of there lies and them not working for the people stop working for big Corporation and the rich GET MAD AND TAKE THIS COUNTRY BACK NOW before it's to late the government SUCKS on doing there job

    July 15, 2011 07:40 am at 7:40 am |
  5. Name

    Good for you Mr. Governor fight back

    July 15, 2011 08:48 am at 8:48 am |