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Gov. Tim Walz calls special session to finalize state budget deal


Glen Stubbe – Star Tribune file

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and House Speaker Melissa Hortman at a Sunday news conference announcing the budget agreement. Now a special session has been called.

The Minnesota Legislature will resume work Friday in a special session, with the goal of wrapping up a two-year, $48 billion state budget.

The announcement capped a week of closed-door talks between Gov. Tim Walz and House and Senate leaders scrambling to fill in details of state government budget bills left unresolved after the regular session of the Legislature ended amid discord at midnight Monday.


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