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Chaos At End Of MN Legislative Session – Bonding, Transportation Bills Die

Thissen and Daudt in closing minutes of 2016 session

Chaos reigned again at the close of Minnesota’s legislative session. A bonding bill that was made public in the last hour of the session failed when the House adjourned before the Senate could send back an amended version of the bill. Time ran out before the Senate could rescind the amendment. Continue Reading →

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Lawmakers React To What Gov. Dayton Did And Didn’t Say In State Of State Address

House Minority Leader Paul Thissen reacts to Governor Mark Dayton's State of the State address.

What Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said in his State of the State address Thursday night generally energized Democrats and brought criticism from Republicans. But the Governor was also chided by lawmakers from both parties for some of the things he didn’t talk about. Continue Reading →

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Senior MN Legislators Pessimistic About Health Care Action


After former Minnesota governor Arne Carlson (moderate Republican) discussed Minnesota Health Care Issues, past and present, on Monday night, two senior DFL legislators were asked about the current legislative situation on health care and what was likely to happen. Continue Reading →

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Replay – DFL Legislators Detail Barriers to Women in GOP Budget Proposals

2011 Legislative Session

Today at 10:45 a.m. in the Minnesota State Capitol, DFL legislators will discuss how the GOP agenda would negatively impact Minnesota women. They claim that Republicans have introduced budgets that create significant barriers for Minnesota women to succeed. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Dayton Releases Budget, Iron Range Special Election

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's Official Photo

Governor Mark Dayton takes center stage again today, as he releases his state budget at 10:30 at the Minnesota Department of Revenue, together with Commissioner Jim Schowalter, members of his Cabinet, and officials from Minnesota Management and Budget. Continue Reading →

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