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Minnesota State responds to Gov. Dayton’s State of the State address

SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 14, 2018 – In his State of the State address, Gov. Mark Dayton recommended $10 million in supplemental campus support funding for the colleges and universities of Minnesota State. 254 more words


Dayton Introduces Legislation To Fight Elder Abuse

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Governor Mark Dayton is taking action to help protect Minnesota seniors.

This comes after a wave of criticism against the state health department’s lag in addressing elder abuse claims. 176 more words


GOP Mum On Whether They'll Pay For MNLARS Fixes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state’s troubled new computer system for processing vehicle registrations is approaching a deadline for emergency funding with no certainty the Republican-controlled Legislature is willing to pay. 118 more words


Surplus Or Deficit? Minnesota Lawmakers Will Soon Learn

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are about to learn how much of a budget surplus they’ll have this year or if they’ll need to solve a deficit. 123 more words


House, Senate Aim For Swift Approval Of Vetoed Funds

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Legislature is moving quickly to restore its budget.

Lawmakers were set to vote later Thursday on the House and Senate’s nearly $130 million operating budget. 119 more words


Minnesota Reports 116,000 Jump In Uninsured

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of Minnesota residents without health insurance jumped by 116,000 in the past two years, the state Department of Health said Tuesday. 553 more words


4 Key Players Will Shape Minnesota's 2018 Legislative Session

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — All 201 legislators will soon return to the Minnesota Capitol, but three men and one woman will play an outsized role in setting the Legislature’s course. 706 more words