Originally Posted by Wayne M
The Government of Minn. is on Furlough.
Ah, but the governor and legislature are still getting paid. The Republicans were voted in to cut spending and hold the line on taxes - income and sales), and the governor is a millionaire (Dayton family) Democrat who wants to raise the income tax on millionaires by 2%.
The Republicans gave a budget to the governor to sign. But will not change it to add the 2% millionaire tax. Impass....
In addition to the closed state parks, the rest areas are also closed. Needless to say visitors and many Minnesotans are unhappy.