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Minn. state commissioners told to prepare for government shutdown

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota state commissioners received marching orders this morning to prepare for a state government shutdown on July 1.

However, Commissioner Jim Schowalter of Minnesota Management and Budget said the first priority remains trying to negotiate a deal for the next two-year budget.

The commissioner said this morning's meeting was designed to allow state officials to draw up "some consistent approach" for a potential shutdown.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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