Minnesota State Shutdown Info Sheet

Minnesota CBS ( WCCO) wcco.com  had a very easy to understand list so we have copied the information below. We will add to it as we get more info


– State parks
– State lottery
– State tourism office
– Many licensing boards for occupations from physical therapy to private detectives
– Minnesota Zoo, though some staff would care for animals
– Various state licensing offices, such as for new driver’s licenses and car registration
– Knowledge driving tests and road tests not available
– State fire marshal
– Traffic management cameras through MnDOT
– Minnesota WorkForce Center; Minnesota’s Online Job Bank


– State emergency/disaster agencies
– State Patrol
– State court system
– Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigations, BCA lab and crime scene teams
– State prisons and regional treatment centers
– State tax collections
– Federally mandated services such as medical assistance or food stamps
– Payments under the MinnesotaCare health insurance program
– Unemployment payments
– Workers compensation claims and benefits would still be processed
– Veterans homes and programs to help veterans, though claims services would be limited
– Health and safety inspections of health care facilities
– Food safety work
– Workplace safety enforcement for high-risk employers
– State payments to cities, counties and schools
– Skeleton staffing in governor’s office
– Funding for Legislature, including a special session
– Security at state buildings
– Deputy registrars and driver’s license agents will be able to renew tabs and take license renewal applications
– Minnesota Zoo concert series
– Health care, cash and food benefits, child support, adoption assistance, service for people with disabilities and the Minnesota Sex Offender Program will continue, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.