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Sunday Liquor Sales Efforts Fail ... Again

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — If it’s a year that ends with a number, lawmakers will try to lift the state’s ban on Sunday liquor sales. 297 more words

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Legislature Chips Away At Small Items With 1 Week Left

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are trying to tie up loose ends as the Legislature’s focus shifts toward surplus spending plans in the session homestretch. 128 more words

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Now Comes Time For Compromise At Minnesota Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers aimed to put the finishing touches on their wildly different plans for a $900 million budget surplus Thursday with adjournment looming in less than a month. 473 more words

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$11M Needed To Repair MN Capitol Parking Ramp

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State officials say they need nearly $11 million to repair a busy parking ramp near the Minnesota Capitol.

The cable supports of the Centennial Parking Ramp are deteriorating, so crews have been working to shore up concrete support beams. 53 more words

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Minnesota Senate GOP Says They're Staying In Old Digs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Senate Republicans have decided against moving into a new office building for at least another year, their leader said Thursday. 476 more words

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Inaccurate, 'offensive' art – and whether it should be in Minnesota's Capitol

There are 148 pieces of artwork in Minnesota’s Capitol.

Among those are paintings that depict Native Americans in a way that groups say is inaccurate or offensive, and the subject of violence – so… 399 more words

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GOP Senators Might Stay In Old State Capitol Quarters

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Thought the dust was starting to settle on the political feud over Minnesota’s new Senate Office Building? Think again.

Senate Minority Leader David Hann hinted last week that his members wouldn’t automatically lug their desks, chairs and office plants next year into the new $90 million legislative building erected over GOP objections. 390 more words

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