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Alaska House reaches agreement to avert government shutdown

Jun. 28, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House reached in dramatic fashion Monday an agreement that Gov. Mike Dunleavy said would avert a government shutdown. House Speaker Louise Stutes indicated the outcome was not assured when she called the House to order, and House...

Minnesota lawmakers convene special session to finish budget

Jun. 14, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers returned to unfinished business at the Capitol on Monday as they convened for a special session to finalize a two-year budget and avert a potential government shutdown at the end of the month. Democratic House Speaker Melissa...

Idaho facing potential government shutdown starting in June

Apr. 30, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers hesitant to leave the governor in charge of pandemic decisions after the legislative session are delaying their adjournment, a move that analysists say could cause a government shutdown by threatening the start date of some 200 pieces of legislation. ...