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From left, Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, and Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, describe Wednesday the failure of the Minnesota State Legislature to compromise on a budget. Pioneer Photo/ Monte Draper

Local, area DFL and GOP lawmakers at odds on subject of budget

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Local Democratic legislators maintain that the Republican budget would result in 100 percent cuts, no increase in revenue and offers no compromise.


Local Republican legislators insist the DFLers are wrong, that the Republican budget increases health and human services and K-12 education spending and that it already is a compromise.

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