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Cottage Grove ‘wholistic’ clinic blends modern, alternative practices
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April 15, 2009
County keeping an eye on a tax bill
Washington County is paying close attention to a bill that is moving through the state Legislature that would allow counties to add an extra half-cent to the sales tax to make up for losses in state aid. County administrator Jim Schug informed Washington County commissioners during...
April 15, 2009 - 7:38am
March 5, 2009
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
ST. PAUL - Bills making it legal for severely ill Minnesotans to use marijuana to ease their pain continues moving through the House and Senate. Both bills await further committee hearings after passing earlier tests. The Senate version passed the Judiciary Committee 4-3 Tuesday...
March 5, 2009 - 7:42am
March 3, 2009
Tattoo regulation bill advances
ST. PAUL - Tattoo artists and those who conduct body piercings would be regulated under a bill that Monday gained a Senate committee's support. "Tattooing is one of the fastest growing businesses in the United States today," Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon, DFL-Duluth, said before the...
March 3, 2009 - 8:04am
February 20, 2009
Bill would keep youths in school to 18
ST. PAUL - If the state required students to remain in school until they are 18 years old, they would earn more money and be more emotionally...
February 20, 2009 - 8:00am
February 18, 2009
Senate prepares $300 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL - Workers will fix roofs and walls, renovate buildings and, in general, improve state facilities later this year if some key legislators' wishes come true. Sen. Keith Langseth, DFL-Glyndon, on Tuesday announced he plans to push a $300 million public works bill, nearly three...
February 18, 2009 - 8:17am
January 29, 2009
DFL lawmakers to introduce bill on child health care
Two Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party lawmakers have introduced a bill to ensure that all children have health insurance. Democrats say they fear today's budget plan by Gov. Tim Pawlenty will chop funding for such programs. "We know that the majority of uninsured children in our state...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Bonding bill gains support
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota already makes larger payments on its loans than state officials want, but many lawmakers propose borrowing still more money. And if a federal stimulus package includes money for state infrastructure, the pressure to borrow to fund public works projects will...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Coleman predicts new energy bill
ST. PAUL - Congress will return to work early next year and pass a landmark energy package regardless of the presidential race outcome, U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman predicts. Coleman, a Republican hoping he is among those sent back to Washington, said Thursday a deal led by a bipartisan...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Greenhouse gas cuts from state buildings considered
Senators are considering a bill designed to lower greenhouse gas emissions from state buildings. "This proposal will result in a reduction of 11.1 million metric tons of carbon equivalent emissions by 2050, and will save Minnesotans approximately $296 million," Sen. Yvonne Prettner...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
Gas tax bill appears likely during the '08 session, but so does a veto
WILLMAR -- When Sen. Steve Dille was a member of the House of Representatives, he was one of just five Republicans to vote in favor of a gas tax increase. The year was 1988 -- the last time Minnesota raised its gas tax. The Republican leadership didn't favor the increase at the...
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am