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Walz, GOP fail to meet self-imposed deadline for budget targets


Steve Karnowski – Associated Press

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks with reporters at the State Capitol Monday during a break in talks with House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders on setting budget targets to guide negotiations for ending the 2019 legislative session.

DFL Gov. Tim Walz and GOP lawmakers in St. Paul failed to meet a self-imposed deadline Monday to broadly agree on how much to spend on schools, health care and other major areas of the state's budget.

The two sides called financial negotiations "positive" and "respectful" Monday afternoon, but said their approaches to setting a budget are fundamentally opposed.


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