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Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday night blames Republicans for a government shutdown because they refused to allow a tax increase on the best-earning Minnesotans. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau

Political differences lead to state shutdown

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ST. PAUL -- Political differences separating Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislators when they took office at the first of this year shut down state government today.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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