Governor, legislative leaders, pledge orderly end to session

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February 11, 2019 11:41 AM

Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota's top two legislative leaders have agreed on deadlines that they say will avert a high-stakes poker game at the end of the session and avoid a government shutdown.

Walz, Democratic House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka announced a series of deadlines for committee and floor actions Monday that they say will bring the session to an orderly conclusion by the May 20 deadline.

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