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Big Gap In Road-Fixing Plans Means Bigger Fight At Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A wide gulf between how Republicans, Democrats and business groups want to tackle the state’s multibillion-dollar backlog of road and bridge repairs all but guarantees that what’s been billed as the biggest fight of the 2015 legislative session will live up to the hype. 513 more words


GOP Majority Leader Calls For Unity In Minn. House

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Members of the newly-elected Minnesota House took the oath of office in a major construction zone Tuesday.

The Capitol is shrouded in scaffolding. 219 more words


New Hands At Wheel As Minnesota Legislature Returns For Duty

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — The Minnesota Legislature has returned to action for a 2015 session expected to last five months.

The House and Senate gaveled in around noon for a first day filled with formalities. 441 more words


Democrats Cry Foul On Committee Rosters

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Democrats are upset that the Republican majority removed a veteran DFL lawmaker from a committee that handles environmental issues. 119 more words