government shutdown

As you’re well aware, a partial government shutdown began Oct. 1. No matter what one’s views are on the political issues that led to this event, it’s probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue, including Social Security and Medicare payments, other governmental […]

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By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol reporter— The Senate on March 27 passed a bill that would allow sports people to continue to purchase hunting and fishing licenses electronically even during a state government shutdown. Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Brainerd, saw his bill pass on a bipartisan 41-24 vote. He depicted the results of last summer’s state government […]

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