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Minn. Senate's Assistant Majority Leader To Retire

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Senate Assistant Majority Leader Katie Sieben says she won’t seek another term.

Sieben becomes the sixth DFLer in the chamber to announce plans to retire this year, joining Sens. 90 more words


Reports To Show How Much Money Was Raised, Spent By Campaigning MN Lawmakers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawmakers and political groups are setting the stage for the battle for control of the Legislature. Their quest for cash is shaping up, too. 115 more words


Control Of Minnesota House, Senate Up For Grabs In Upcoming Election

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This fall, all 201 legislators in Minnesota are up for re-election.

The fight for control of the state House and Senate will largely center on a handful of rural districts. 40 more words


After 42 Years, Metzen To Retire From Minn. Senate

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — Democratic Sen. Jim Metzen, whose 42 years in the Legislature make him one of Minnesota’s longest-serving state lawmakers, said Saturday that he won’t seek re-election. 264 more words


Jim Abeler Wins GOP Nomination In Special Senate Election

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Republican state Rep. Jim Abeler has won his party’s nomination for an open Senate seat.

The Anoka chiropractor easily beat party-endorsed activist Andy Aplikowski in Tuesday’s primary winning 61 percent of the vote. 52 more words


Lawmakers Meet To Discuss Possible Special Session Items

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota lawmakers Thursday started work on fixing a problem with state driver’s licenses that could someday keep Minnesotans from boarding commercial airliners. 278 more words


Republican MN Sen. Dave Thompson Not Seeking Re-Election

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Republican state senator who ran for Minnesota governor in 2014 said Tuesday that he won’t run for re-election because he’s moving to North Carolina. 282 more words