Editorial: Minnesota standoff: A budget showdown
Minnesota leaders -- on both political sides -- are upset they are not getting their way in the budget process and have failed to reach a balanced budget agreement that Gov. Mark Dayton will sign.
The reality is that Minnesotans now face a government shutdown July 1, which will close down offices, parks and services, as well as lay off many state workers.
In any budget standoff, there is often fault on both sides. This is true in this case.
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