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Petersen Joins List Of GOPers Exiting Senate In 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Sen. Branden Petersen announced Monday he won’t run for a second term in 2016, adding to the list of Republicans who are opting out of re-election bids. 197 more words


Special Session Update ~ Passed!!

It’s an awesome morning! I really tried to stay awake and find out what was happening with the bill last night but finally gave up. However I was greeted this morning with a wonderful note from Mr. 117 more words

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Lawmakers Take Extraordinary Measures To Advance Late Budget

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s path to a new state budget took another abrupt turn Friday when Democratic senators reworked a funding bill for agricultural and environmental programs instead of passing a plan negotiated between Gov. 643 more words


MN Senate Rejects Environment Bill Key To Session Wrapup; New Votes Possible

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has rejected a bill to fund environmental and agricultural programs that’s key to a successful wrapup to the legislative session. 1,087 more words


Minn. House Passes Education Finance Bill 71 – 59

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota House passed the education finance bill early Monday morning.

Just before 4:30 a.m. the House passed the bill 71 to 59. 194 more words


Minnesota Online Lottery Games Experiment To End

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Lottery’s experiment with paperless, instant-play tickets sold over the Internet and other platforms will come to an end because Gov. 463 more words


MN Drivers Could Soon Show Proof Of Insurance Electronically

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Soon, Minnesota drivers can show proof of insurance with a smartphone.

Both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate unanimously approved the new law. 40 more words