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Government Shutdown Dries Up Minnesota

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. In a victory for teetotalers, prohibitionists, and defenders of the defunct 18th Amendment, alcohol sales will be sharply curbed in Minnesota as a result of the state’s government shutdown. But the coming drought may be avoided, if the Republican-held legislature accepts Gov. Mark Dayton’s … Continue reading

Minnesota Should Serve as an Example for Washington

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. Following a judge’s ruling, Minnesotans can still see lions, tigers, and bears at the state zoo, but horseracing, construction permits, and pristine parks will remain elusive in the North Star State. As we reported last week, the state government shutdown after Governor Mark Dayton (D) and … Continue reading

State Governments Deal with Their Own Budget Crises

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. While many state governments worked up until their budget deadlines to avert a shutdown, divided government added another hurdle in many efforts to close funding shortfalls. In New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie (R) and the Democratic-held Legislature engaged in a level of partisan … Continue reading