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Talking Points: What's in a government shutdown? We might not know 'til it happens

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Our state government is on the road to a July shutdown because the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton can't get together on a budget deal for the next biennium.

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Minnesota is facing a $5 billion deficit, and lawmakers want to make it go away without raising taxes while Dayton wants to collect about $1.8 billion in new taxes to bridge the deficit.

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