Gov. Mark Dayton Says He Is Undecided On Legislature’s $46 Billion Budget
Gov. Mark Dayton says he is undecided on Legislature’s $46 billion budget
Gov. Mark Dayton seemed more relieved than enthused Friday a few hours after the Republican-controlled Legislature finished its work for the year, completing a $46 billion, two-year state budget that handed some wins to the DFL governor but also plenty that he dislikes.
“There were parts of it that I reluctantly agreed to that I am very unhappy with,” Dayton said at an afternoon news conference, about 10 hours after lawmakers adjourned a four-day special session at 3 a.m. “And parts they agreed to that they’re very unhappy with, as well. That’s the nature of divided government.”
The Legislature wrapped up in …