MN Anti-Sexual-Harassment Legislation Fails

A bill aimed directly at combating sexual harassment in the Minnesota Legislature won't be coming up for a vote this session. A subcommittee on workplace safety and respect still plans…
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Senator Shuts Down Student Who Brings Up Gun Bills

School of Environmental Studies senior Josh Groven demanded the Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee hear bills that would restrict guns. Sen. Warren Limmer said he was out of order and called…
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Students’ “Nightmare” Fails To Sway MN GOP On Gun Violence Prevention Bills

On a mostly party line vote, a pair of gun violence prevention bills are stalled in a Minnesota House committee. Advocates of the bills aren't giving up.
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Video Replay-MN Supreme Court Hears Legislature v Gov Dayton Veto Power Case

Lawyers for the Minnesota Legislature and Governor Mark Dayton took turns Monday morning trying to convince the Minnesota Supreme Court to decide a constitutional battle in their favor.
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MN Supreme Court Fast Tracks Dayton Veto Power Case

An August 28 Minnesota Supreme court date has been set in the constitutional battle between Governor Mark Dayton and the legislature. Both sides say they'd like the balance of power…
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Dayton To Appeal To MN Supreme Court To Overturn Ruling Limiting His Veto Power

Ramsey County District Court judge has ruled that Governor Mark Dayton's line-item veto of funding for the legislature is unconstitutional. Dayton will appeal the ruling to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
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Politics Behind Silencing Voice For Women At MN Capitol

The state office that informs Minnesota lawmakers about the job and pay-related challenges faced by women in the state has been eliminated. Minnesota lawmakers outlawed staffing the Office on the…
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