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May 5, 2017
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
ST. PAUL — Real ID, the legislation that would give Minnesotans assurance that their state-issued identification would meet federal standards, still isn't completed at the Legislature. The joint-House-Senate committee charged with crafting a compromise to get a bill to Gov....
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
May 4, 2017
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
ST. PAUL—Farhio Khalif brought a "hush hush" religious ritual often called female genital mutilation into the open, saying the procedure...
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
ST. PAUL — Both the Minnesota House and Senate voted this year to limit what internet service providers can do with their customers' data. But those provisions have been dropped from a compromise bill unveiled Monday, May 1. Lawmakers say the language could still be added back...
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through some of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon...
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 6, 2017
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House and Gov. Mark Dayton want to provide the University of Minnesota with an additional $14 million over two years...
April 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Private school credits will not count at public schools
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota will not likely be allowed to earn credits at private schools as one piece of legislation proposed. Neither the state House nor Senate included in larger education bills a proposal to allow credits earned at private schools,...
April 6, 2017 - 9:04am
April 4, 2017
3 Minnesota tax plans have $1 billion differential
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans have time to lobby state leaders about wildly varying tax cuts proposals. State senators on Monday, April 3, approved...
April 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 3, 2017
With detailed policy focus, Democrat Tina Liebling to run for Minn. governor
ST. PAUL—Democratic state Rep. Tina Liebling has been known around the Minnesota Capitol as a policy wonk since she arrived in the House...
April 3, 2017 - 11:30am
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
April 1, 2017
Health funding bills would cover lost federal mental health funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton agree that more funding is needed to house Minnesota children whose mental illnesses...
April 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2017
State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
ST. PAUL — Bus services throughout greater Minnesota could add up to 100,000 service hours with extra funding from a new state grant. Lt....
March 31, 2017 - 8:59am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am