Monthly Archives: June 2017

Judge Strikes Down Dayton’s Veto Of MN Legislature’s Budget

A MN judge on Wed. struck down Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of the state Legislature’s budget, saying the governor was wrong to use his constitutional authority to try to get lawmakers to renegotiate tax cuts and other policy issues. Read more here. via Judge Strikes Down Dayton’s Veto Of MN Legislature’s Budget — MWFPA Recent News

MN Legislature Sues Gov Over Legislative Funding

The Minnesota House and Senate filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking a judge to overturn Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of their funding for the next two years. The lawsuit, filed in Ramsey County District Court, claims Dayton’s constitutional veto power doesn’t allow him to defund the Legislature. Lawmakers are also asking for an immediate order […] […]

Dayton Signs MN Budget/Tax Bills, Vetoes Legislative Funding Setting Up Court Challenge

MN Gov. Mark Dayton took action on all the major bills passed by the State Legislature – signing all the budget bills and tax bills to avoid a government shutdown. However, this may not end negotiations as Dayton line-item vetoed the House and Senate legislative budgets in an attempt to force them back to the […] […]