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DFLer Stages House Floor Sit-In To Protest Lack Of Gun Control Reform

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota lawmaker is holding an all-day, all-night protest vigil at the State Capitol.

DFL Representative Erin Maye Quade is protesting what she says is a lack of action at the Capitol on gun bills despite widespread public support. 367 more words


Minn. House Looks To Revamp Harassment Rules In Workplace

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House of Representatives is considering sweeping changes to their decades-old discrimination and sexual harassment policies.

The push to revamp the internal policies came after sexual misconduct allegations against two state lawmakers who resigned last year. 107 more words


‘Minnesota Gun Rights’ Group Holding Rally In St. Paul

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group of gun rights activists are rallying at the Minnesota capitol Saturday.

The group, Minnesota Gun Rights, says it rejects the notion that new gun control laws will save lives, and is rallying at the capitol to voice its displeasure with the state legislature. 231 more words


Gun Control Bills Stall Out At Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn.(WCCO) — A Minnesota House committee put on hold Thursday two bills that would have added new restrictions on guns.

The bills would expand background checks and allow police to take away guns from people suffering a mental health crisis. 132 more words


Fixes For MNLARS, Tax Filing On Deck For Session

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers return to the Capitol on Tuesday with plenty of work to do and no guarantee they’ll finish it. 785 more words


Builders past, present honored for work on Minnesota's Capitol

Renee Gisch brought her grandchildren to the Capitol so they could see the restoration work she and hundreds of other tradespeople did over the last four years. 754 more words

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Capitol's $310M Face Lift To Be Celebrated With Weekend Bash

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials and thousands of Minnesota residents on Friday celebrated the official reopening of the state Capitol after a yearslong renovation shuttered its doors to the public and surrounded it in scaffolding, kicking off a party that will last through the weekend in St. 448 more words