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  • Laid off state employees rally again at Capitol

    07/07/2011 9:43:29 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 35 replies
    MPLS star & sickle ^ | 7-6-11 | Mike Kaszuba
    For the second time in the past week, hundreds of laid off state workers rallied in the hot sun on the steps of Minnesota’s closed State Capitol to protest the state government shutdown. Wednesday’s rally again took aim at familiar theme: Taxing the state's wealthiest residents to help solve the state’s $5 billion budget deficit. One man held a sign that took his frustration a step further – he had changed it from “Tax the Rich” to “Eat the Rich.”
  • Minnesota Government Shuts Down as Budget Talks Fail

    06/30/2011 10:37:49 PM PDT · by matt04 · 109 replies
    Minnesota state government goes into shutdown as budget talks end without deal on $5B deficit. Talks between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans fell apart well before a midnight deadline. Dayton demanded tax increases on top earners, but the GOP refused.