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Legislators, protesters, lobbyists and children on field trips jammed the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Monday, a week before lawmakers must adjourn for the year. However, several bills funding state programs remained stalled.

DFL pushes bill to keep agencies funded

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators moved Monday night to make sure state agencies can spend money even if lawmakers do not agree on a budget.


Senators passed the measure 45-19,with Democrats favoring it and Republicans generally opposed. The House is expected to vote on it later this week.

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