Most Minnesota lawmakers still accepting paychecks during government shutdown
Published 07/12/2011, Grand Forks Herald
Dayton, 62 legislators declined pay until new budget in place
As Minnesota’s government shutdown entered its 12th day Tuesday, most legislators were still collecting paychecks — despite an ongoing budget impasse that has furloughed more than 20,000 state workers, halted road construction and affected people and programs across the state. See a list of local lawmakers who declined their July paycheck, and those who collected it.