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House GOP Plan Would Wipe Out Campaign Spending Limits

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Republicans are proposing to significantly alter state campaign finance law as part of a budget plan.

A component of the majority party’s budget plan released Tuesday would repeal Minnesota’s program that makes candidates eligible for campaign subsidies if they abide by spending limits. 99 more words

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Minnesota House Speaker: Sunday Liquor Sale Vote Will Occur

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says advocates of full liquor sales on Sundays can be assured that a vote will be held before the Legislature adjourns this year. 105 more words

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Woman told co-worker's bodily fluids in her drink wasn't a sex crime

WATCH ABOVE: Pat Maahs’ co-worker admits to putting bodily fluid into her coffee cup. He was arrested, but the judge dismissed sexual conduct charges, essentially telling the Legislature it’s up to them to fix a hole in the law. 380 more words

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Bill Heightening Response To Campus Sex Assaults Advances

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill establishing a new protocol for Minnesota universities and more avenues for students and others to report cases of campus sexual violence has cleared a Minnesota House committee. 121 more words

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The law tries to answer: Who owns your email or Facebook when you die?

With more and more of our lives being played out online, Minnesota lawmakers met this week to discuss a crucial question: What happens to your Internet accounts when you die? 400 more words

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Minnesota Officials Consider Taking 2016 Session Off-Site

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — That ambitious idea of Minnesota lawmakers skipping next year’s session to avoid the Capitol construction has morphed into an alternative plan. 126 more words

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Lawmakers Study Up On Issues Facing Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers just got back to the Capitol, and now they’re leaving to study up on state issues.

Demographers, economists and business executives are scheduled to address legislators at One Minnesota, an annual conference at the University of Minnesota that focuses on the top issues of the time. 87 more words

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