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Special session all but certain with no budget progress

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One comment says it all: "Not much progress was made."

With those words, House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, summarized this morning's budget talks between legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton.


Facing a Monday night deadline to complete the budget in the 2011 legislative session, there appeared no way that can happen. Normally at this stage of a budget session, offers are being exchanged and some budget agreements are being made.

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