Minnesota has now achieved the dubious record of the longest state shutdown in recent United States history. The Governor and GOP legislative leaders continue to trade comments on how it could be resolved but the two sides do not appear to have moved closer. Here’s a recap of today’s statements . . .
This morning, Ramsey County District Court Judge Kathleen Gearin issued an order declaring that Local Government Aid must be paid regardless of a government shutdown. Judge Gearin's order on LGA was included in a broader court order directing what government functions should be funded in the event of a government . . .
Statement from Nancy Carroll, CGMC President, regarding court order on shutdown.
With the looming government shutdown, uncertainty exists regarding payment of cities' statutorily appropriated July LGA payment.