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Supreme Court Upholds Dayton Veto of Legislature’s Budget

Ruling Leaves Legislature on Uncertain Future When it Comes to Finances

ST. PAUL, Minn. -The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Mark Dayton’s line-item veto of the Legislature’s operating budget. Thursday’s decision hands Dayton a major legal victory as he seeks to rework costly tax breaks and other measures he signed into law this spring as part of a new state budget. And it leaves the Legislature on uncertain financial footing….