Lawmakers may finalize parts of MN budget Thursday as they try to avoid shutdown

The first four pieces of a new state budget are up for votes Thursday. The Minnesota Legislature is in special session to complete a new two-year budget by July 1 or risk shutting the government down. Legislative leaders insist it won’t come to that.  This is the MPR News afternoon update for June 17, 2021. Hosted by Nina Moini. Theme music by Gary Meister.

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