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House involved in shutdown case, MnSCU rescinds layoffs

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The Minnesota House is poised to get involved in a government shutdown court case, mostly to protect its own operation.

On a split vote this morning, the House Rules Committee approved a resolution allowing Republican leadership to hire former state Chief Justice Eric Magnuson to represent the House in a court case that begins Thursday.


"Our interest is very narrow and limited in scope," House Majority Leader Matt Dean, R-Dellwood, said.

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