September 15, 2017 •
Minnesota Supreme Court Orders Mediation for Governor and Legislature
The Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a district court ruling Gov. Mark Dayton’s line-item vetoes unconstitutional.
In May, Dayton line-item vetoed funding for the House and Senate. In response, the Legislature sued arguing Dayton violated the separation of powers clause of the state Constitution.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has ordered Dayton and the Legislature to mediate their funding disagreements.
On or before September 30, both Dayton and the Legislature must give the court a status report regarding mediation efforts.
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