The Minnesota House and Senate passed legislation last night ending the historic shutdown of “non-critical” services. The GOP joint press release  includes a summary of the bills (Health Care $11.3 billion, Education $13.6 billion, Taxes $2.9 billion, State Government Finance $818.9 million, Higher Education $ 2.565 million, Jobs and Economic Development $170.3 million, Judiciary/Public Safety $1.807 billion, Transportation $125.7 million, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources $252.704 million, Agriculture $76.601 million and  Bonding $497 million). The Legislature also passed the pension omnibus bill which included the consolidation of the closed  Minneapolis police and fire pension funds into PERA; it now has to be approved by those pension funds and the city of Minneapolis by September 15, 2011.