Tom Hanson Discusses Possible Minnesota Government Shutdown on Stateline.org
and former commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget Tom Hanson
discusses the impending Minnesota Government shutdown with Stateline.org
. Tom has some familiarity with government shutdowns, as he served on former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty’s cabinet during the 2005 Minnesota government shutdown.
“There’s a very deep philosophical divide between the parties,” Tom told Stateline. “Right now, the legislative Republicans are advocating not just no new taxes, but no new spending beyond the budget they introduced” (qtd. in Goodman).
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Goodman, Josh. “State Government Shutdowns: A Dangerous Game.” Stateline.org. 3 Jun. 2011.