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January 10, 2017
Health insurance debate on top this week in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers say they want to pass a relief package for Minnesotans facing soaring health insurance premiums by the end of this week, but lots remains to be done before policyholders know if they will get a state rebate.The next few days will determine whether that...
January 10, 2017 - 9:04pm
January 9, 2017
Supreme Court turns down Ventura appeals
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Supreme Court justices reject former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's attempt to restore a $1.8 million award an appeals court gave him. Without comment, justices said on Monday, Jan. 9, they would not change a federal appeals court decision that erased a lower court...
January 9, 2017 - 9:01pm
January 8, 2017
The ABCs of education issues at the MN Legislature
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has spent much of his six years in office building a legacy largely focused on increasing the funding and reach of the public school system, especially for the state’s youngest learners. To cement that legacy, the Democratic governor has to work his...
January 8, 2017 - 8:44pm
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a Senate surprise
ST. PAUL -- Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks stood on the floor of the Minnesota Senate chatting about recent snow storms with Rep. Debra Kiel of Crookston.Johnson, minutes away from becoming northwest Minnesota’s newest state senator, appeared calm and collected in the newly renovated...
January 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL -- A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his plan calls for $230 million in a variety of tax cuts and $70 million in new spending for things such as increased state aid to local governments....
January 5, 2017 - 9:15pm
January 3, 2017
Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota may continue to put some of the worst sex offenders in prison-like facilities after they complete their sentences, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, Jan. 4.The decision reverses a Minnesota-based federal judge's 2015 ruling that the practice was unconstitutional...
January 3, 2017 - 9:03pm
January 2, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
ST. PAUL -- 2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building.But the sparkle dimmed as clouds moved in Sunday, followed by a dreary, wintry Monday for most Minnesotans.Was that a forecast of things to come in the 2017 state...
January 2, 2017 - 9:03pm
December 30, 2016
Health insurance No. 1 Minnesota issue
ST. PAUL -- Preferred One dropped out. So did UCare. Blue Cross Blue Shield stopped offering its regular policies. Medica says it no longer will supply insurance for a state-run health insurance program."We almost lost all of the private insurers over the summer," Democratic Gov.
December 30, 2016 - 8:40pm
Agreement continues on MN transportation needs, not funding
December 30, 2016 - 8:39pm
Capital Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
ST. PAUL -- A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service lawmaker...
December 30, 2016 - 8:35pm
December 29, 2016
Dayton works on final budget, remembers 2011
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton hopes 2017 will not be another 2011. "I am scarred by that experience," the Democratic governor said about the 2011 three-week state government shutdown after he and Republicans controlling the Legislature could not agree on a new two-year budget....
December 29, 2016 - 8:49pm
2017 Minnesota tax bill to start with popular, but failed, 2016 version
ST. PAUL -- Wildly popular 2016 Minnesota tax legislation would have cut farmland property taxes, increased state aid to local governments, handed tax breaks to a spouse of a disabled military veteran, reduced state property taxes and made dozens of other tax-related changes.But even...
December 29, 2016 - 9:36am
December 27, 2016
New Minnesota Senate leader Gazelka says he's more of a bridge builder than bomb thrower
ST. PAUL -- DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt were spitting words at each other this month over the breakdown of their relationship and their failure to agree on a special session. On that same day, Sen. Paul Gazelka, who will lead Senate Republicans in...
December 27, 2016 - 9:31am
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 7, 2016
Minnesota’s Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
WASHINGTON – Keith Ellison confirmed Wednesday, Dec. 7, that he would resign from the U.S. House if he is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee. The Minneapolis Democrat earlier had said he has the energy to remain a congressman while running the party. In recent...
December 7, 2016 - 8:55pm