Will Minnesota legislators avert a shutdown? Here’s their progress so far

As deadline approaches, about half of the 14 state agency budget bills have been completed and sent to Gov. Tim Walz as of Tuesday morning.

Will Minnesota legislators avert a shutdown? Here’s their progress so far

It looks like Minnesota lawmakers are going to take the next state budget right down to the wire.

Only about half of the 14 state agency budget bills have been completed and sent to Gov. Tim Walz as of Tuesday morning.

And there continues to be big disputes over how to end the governor’s emergency powers and reform public safety laws. Those differences come after Republicans and Democrats announced a public safety “deal” Saturday.

Expected a marathon of debates and political positioning over the next two days to try to avoid a shutdown. If their work isn’t completed by midnight June 30, parts of the government will run out of funding.

Here’s the latest on their progress: