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Minnesota asks courts to allow some spending in shutdown

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota's attorney general today asked courts to allow some state operations to continue if there is a government shutdown on July 1.

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Attorney General Lori Swanson filed paperwork in Ramsey County District Court seeking permission to fund programs that affect "the life, health, safety and liberty" of Minnesotans even if there is no state budget.

Swanson did not spell out what should remain open if a budget impasse continues, but gave some strong hints.

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