Holding the 2016 legislative session in the State Capitol building while it’s still undergoing renovations will restrict the amount of public access to crucial meetings – and a leading lawmaker is not happy about it. 354 more words
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton today signed into law the budget bills passed overnight by a special session of the Legislature, avoiding a partial state government shutdown. 103 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party fundraiser featuring Gov. Mark Dayton and top legislative Democrats is off.
The party said Wednesday it was postponing the downtown St. 121 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A top House Republican says lawmakers offered another $100 million for public schools in an effort to head off Gov. Mark Dayton’s looming veto on an education budget. 364 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Republicans have shut down a DFL bid to spend far more on schools over the next two years. 126 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Frustrated by a transportation plan stuck in neutral at the Capitol, Gov. Mark Dayton ramped up pressure Thursday on majority House Republicans to produce a viable alternative to his multi-billion dollar proposal for roadwork and mass-transit projects. 459 more words