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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


House Debates Bill To Cap Tipped Workers' Minimum Wage

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican lawmakers pushed Monday to allow employers to pay their tipped workers lower wages by counting tips in their wages, amid concerns that a higher minimum wage in cities like Minneapolis is putting strain on restaurants and bars. 266 more words


Report Details Issues With House Sexual Harassment Policies

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An external investigation of the House lawmaker who resigned due to sexual harassment allegations gives the Legislature some work to do. 126 more words


Minnesota Lawmakers Get First Pay Hike Since '99

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota State Representatives are getting a big raise — a $14,000 pay hike. It’s a raise that voters set in motion, and a special citizens’ commission recommended. 277 more words


Former Minn. Lawmaker ID'd As Victim In Fatal Wayzata Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A former Minnesota lawmaker has been identified as the victim in Wednesday’s deadly car crash in Wayzata.

Gordon Voss, 79, died from injuries he sustained in the crash, which happened just before 4 p.m. 110 more words


Minnesota Legislative Leaders Resume Budget Talks

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Top lawmakers are back at the negotiating table Tuesday night, trying to break a budget stalemate.

Time is running out for Republicans and Democrats to reach agreement on a two-year state budget. 224 more words