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Minn. Senators, Sviggum Fined Over GOP Brochure

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A panel of administrative law judges has found that 11 Republican state senators and former House Speaker Steve Sviggum broke a state law by distributing taxpayer-paid literature that included a political fundraising link. 104 more words


Lawmakers Look Toward Aug. 24 Special Session

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two key lawmakers say a special session to provide flood relief to northeastern and central Minnesota is on track for next week. 99 more words


Lawmakers: House Will Vote On Stadium Bill Monday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — State lawmakers said at a Thursday news conference that the Republicans in the Minnesota House will hold a vote on the current bill for a new stadium. 396 more words


Vikings Fan Occupies Capitol; Says He’ll Stay ‘Until It’s Approved Or They Move’

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While the Vikings stadium bill remains inactive at the Capitol, the fans continued their “purple presence” outside.

Vikings super-fan Larry Spooner got a permit to park his purple Viking van in front of the Capitol steps. 200 more words


Minn. GOP Senators Want Vote On 'Right To Work'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A group of Republican state senators say they want the full Senate to vote on a constitutional amendment that would make union membership voluntary in Minnesota, despite signs the bill is stalled at the Capitol. 115 more words


Minn. Lawmakers Return With Hopes Of A Quick Exit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A modest surplus means Minnesota lawmakers don’t have to tinker with the state budget.

A philosophical divide over state borrowing for public works projects will complicate efforts to craft a mutually agreeable bonding bill. 967 more words


Minn. Senate Leader: No Complaint In Koch Matter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he doesn’t plan to file an ethics complaint against Sen. Amy Koch or other senators in connection with events leading up to Koch’s abrupt resignation as majority leader last year. 114 more words