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Dayton Says Admin Won't Force Senate GOP To Move To New Offices

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As far as Gov. Mark Dayton is concerned, Senate Republicans can keep their offices where they’re at.

Dayton commented Tuesday on a declaration by GOP senators that they’d forego a move to the new Senate Office Building when it opens early next year. 100 more words


Minnesota Senate Education Committee to look at reducing standardized tests

The Minnesota Senate Education Committee is meeting 1 p.m. today (Monday, October 26) to discuss school testing.

The agenda includes


Partisan Divide To Remain In New, $90M Senate Office

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s now-scattered 67 state senators are planning their move into offices under one roof for the first time anyone can recall. 567 more words


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