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State leaders say they are ready to negotiate budget

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's legislative leaders and governor say, in effect, that they are done negotiating with themselves and at least are talking about working together on a new state budget.

But in case that does not work, several of Gov. Mark Dayton's commissioners have begun work on what to do if lawmakers and Dayton do not agree on a budget by July 1 and the government runs out of money.

Dayton said some commissioners are looking into the impact of a potential shutdown.

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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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