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Default Minnesota is CLOSED

Land of 10,000 lakes decided to close anything that is State owned, on one of their busiest weekends, so they cut their own throats, no money will be coming in from those State venues
20,000 State employees are not working
What a way to fix the budget

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That sucks...for the citizens and the state employees...
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If those people have nothing to do they can come down here and help us dig out!
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I understand closing down the non essential parts, basically the majority of the state government, but forgetting to amend the state parks and those employees in some way is just poor legislation.

They cut things that citizens depend on, but then they fail to cut on the wasteful spending. Poor Minnesota.

I guess Illinois is starting to show it how to run an unsuccessful government. We are really good at that.
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That really does suck, bad move there. Those that want to work can also come here when they're done in Joplin, we have plenty of sand bags need removing.

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That's why they make bubble wrap, so I can send ya some more!

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Default Minnesota Closed

It is not just State Employees, it has filtered down to the County's as well. In that if the job is funded by State funds then the County's are determining if the job is one of the necessary positions. In my County they laid off 21 employees all be it they are DHS and Public Health positions. That is still quite a few laid off due to State funding shut down.
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