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Process leads to Dayton outdoors funding vetoes
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel. The vetoes eliminated $3 million to fight aquatic invas...
5/23/13 at 11:37 AM Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do 5/22/13 at 1:01 PM
Legislative notebook: Voters to decide if council should set lawmaker pay 5/22/13 at 12:57 PM
I sure wasn't awake, but I'm glad someone was
I was long asleep, dreaming happy dreams. I wasn't awake. But others were. From accounts on Twitter, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the Vikings' Stadium bill at 3:30 a.m. That means...
5/10/12 at 10:27 AM
1961: Handsome, Personable Governor Visits
These days we don't call governors handsome unless they've won a handsomest governor contest or something a little more... objectively assessed....
6/19/11 at 11:00 AM 1986: Vickerman Announces Candidacy 4/15/11 at 6:00 PM
1961: A College? In Worthington? 4/8/11 at 11:00 AM
Into the fray
As the Minnesota budget stalemate continues, it’s easy to imagine legislators being just plain frustrated by what’s taking place around them. Chances are the Democratic or Republican lawma...
5/14/10 at 5:23 PM