Political Notebook: GOP asks gov. to enter state budget talks
ST. PAUL -- Republicans who took control of the Minnesota Legislature in last year's election constantly have said they are moving more quickly than previous lawmakers.
And while they did pass initial budget bills earlier than normal, the question now is when there will be a deal with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.
"I don't have them," the governor said Friday about spending bills that are being negotiated between the House and Senate.
"I'm available," he said.
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