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Lawmakers Gearing Up For Turbulent End To Session

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The 2017 legislative session is winding down, and top Democrats are warning that it could come to a wild end at the State Capitol. 171 more words


DEED: Minn. Surpasses 2.5M Private Sector Jobs For The 1st Time

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota state officials say there are now a record number of private sector jobs – surpassing 2.5 million for the first time in the state’s history. 158 more words


Gov. Dayton: Pipeline Replacement Will Be Vetoed

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says he would veto a bill allowing a Canadian energy company to bypass Minnesota regulators and build a replacement for an aging pipeline. 117 more words


Dayton: There May Be Compromise On Real ID

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has signaled a possible compromise on Real ID after saying he doesn’t believe he can allow immigrants living in the country illegally to obtain driver’s licenses without legislative approval. 115 more words


Gov. Dayton Vetoes Bill That Would Decrease Utility Regulatory Oversight

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation that would have decreased the oversight of a state electric utility regulator.

The Republican-controlled Legislature passed the bill earlier this month altering the Public Utilities Commission’s responsibilities for electric co-ops. 109 more words


Dayton Signs Sunday Liquor Sales Bill; Goes Into Effect In July

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s official: Come July, Minnesotans can start buying liquor on Sundays.

Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill on Tuesday repealing the decades-old ban. 139 more words


Gov. Dayton To Return To Governor’s Residence Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to head home Sunday after spending two additional nights at the Mayo Clinic following his prostate cancer surgery, according to officials in the governor’s office. 108 more words