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Legislature moves forward on budget after breaking standoff

Legislature moves forward on budget after breaking standoff Photo: KSTP/File .

The Associated Press
Created: June 22, 2021 12:41 PM

The Minnesota Legislature is moving forward with an environment budget bill after leaders broke a standoff that could have shut down state parks before the Independence Day holiday weekend.

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka announced Monday that Republicans had dropped their demand that Gov. Tim Walz abandon his effort to encourage a switchover to electric cars.

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