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Morning update: Day 57

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on March 5, 2012 at 8:38 am |
March 5, 2012 8:38 am

We may start to see today whether the Legislature has any hope of putting together a budget deal by adjournment of their session Thursday. Smart money is on a special session after Friday’s Republican Senate takeover upended the balance of power.

Over the weekend, Democrats were refusing to negotiate with Republicans, the Times’s Andrew Garber reports.

The House might soon take up the transportation budget for a vote. On Saturday, it passed the series of fees that the budget depends on.

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