Minnesota budget talks suddenly end
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota budget talks mysteriously ended Sunday afternoon, and negotiators refused to say why they broke off as the state faces a potential Friday government shutdown.
"Until we have come to completion on the budget," those involved will not talk, said House Speaker Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove.
Republican spokesmen said they knew of no further meetings planned among Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders.
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