Carly Melin Candidate for DFL House Senate 5B endorsement

Introducing Rep. Carly Melin from Hibbing

Following her victory last night in the 5B special election race up in Hibbing, Minnesota, DFLer Carly Melin visited the State Capitol in St. Paul today to attend a labor rally and then let House Minority Leader Paul Thissen introduce her to the media.

Gov. Mark Dayton thanks Minnesota unions for helping him win the election

Today’s UpTake: Working Families Day at State Capitol

Today at the State Capitol, organized labor takes center stage. The Minnesota AFL-CIO, together with Education Minnesota, AFSCME Council 5, MNA, IAFF and the Pipefitters will rally at 11:30 a.m. in the Rotunda to oppose the so-called “Right to Work” legislation, which uses Orwellian language while scaling back labor rights.