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Gov. Dayton vetoes education budget

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed an education budget that he says isn’t big enough, setting up a special session of the Minnesota Legislature. 85 more words

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Lawmakers are hopeful session is ending but Governor's veto threat looms

KIMT News 3- A massive education bill is headed to Governor Mark Dayton’s desk but he’s already told lawmakers he plans on vetoing it.

The bill would pump in around $400 million into the public schools but it leaves out funding for preschool programs that Governor Dayton says is very important to him. 100 more words

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Minn. House Passes Education Finance Bill 71 – 59

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota House passed the education finance bill early Monday morning.

Just before 4:30 a.m. the House passed the bill 71 to 59. 194 more words


MN Drivers Could Soon Show Proof Of Insurance Electronically

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Soon, Minnesota drivers can show proof of insurance with a smartphone.

Both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate unanimously approved the new law. 40 more words


Dayton to open Minnesota walleye season on Lake Vermilion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It’s practically an official holiday in Minnesota. Around 500,000 anglers are expected to hit the water as the walleye season opens in the Land of 10,000 lakes this weekend. 121 more words

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Report finds East Africans make poverty wage in Minnesota


A new report conducted by the Center for Popular Democracy shows a disproportionately high poverty rate among East African communities in Minnesota. 501 more words


Battle over silencers looming

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State lawmakers are moving to lift a ban on gun silencers even as Governor Mark Dayton has promised a veto. 103 more words