Commissioners told to prepare for shutdown
Minnesota state commissioners received marching orders this morning to prepare for a state government shutdown on July 1.
However, Commissioner Jim Schowalter of Minnesota Management and Budget said the first priority remains trying to negotiate a deal for the next two-year budget.
The commissioner said this morning's meeting was designed to allow state officials to draw up "some consistent approach" for a potential shutdown.
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