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Vikings will not pick up Adrian Peterson's option for 2017
November 10, 2015
Lawmakers say state not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child’s safety is first priority in abuse cases say the state is not following through with that requirement. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, opened a Tuesday meeting of a legislative...
November 10, 2015 - 8:15pm
July 27, 2015
Minnesota soldiers ‘sitting ducks,’ legislator says
NISSWA — Some Minnesota lawmakers want the state’s National Guard soldiers to be able to carry firearms without a permit, citing deadly violence against military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Fort Hood, Texas. Together with other GOP legislators Monday, State Sen. Paul...
July 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
May 12, 2015
What’s the deal with lack of legislative deal?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are getting antsy. Their leaders have spent hours this week negotiating a $40 billion-plus, two-year state...
May 12, 2015 - 8:05pm
May 8, 2015
No MinnCompromise yet for MinnesotaCare and MNsure
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators have spent hours debating the future of MNsure and MinnesotaCare, but remain far from a compromise needed to end the 2015 legislative session. Republicans who control the House want to spend $1 billion less on health care programs than Democrats...
May 8, 2015 - 9:43pm
March 18, 2015
Lawmaker immunity challenged again
ST. PAUL — Police need to know they can arrest state lawmakers, supporters of clarifying legislation say. “It is not necessarily clear to law enforcement, lawmakers or the general public,” Rep. Ryan Winkler, D-Golden Valley, on Wednesday told a Minnesota House committee about...
March 18, 2015 - 8:40pm
March 5, 2015
Dayton seeks to give State of State address March 25
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has asked legislative leaders if they will allow him to deliver his annual State of the State address March 25. The governor is required to report to legislators about the condition of the state, and most governors have done it to a joint session...
March 5, 2015 - 7:59pm
February 17, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL — Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters, and they have been heard. Legislators are looking into whether to scuttle the law, passed in 2012, or to tweak it into something more...
February 17, 2015 - 8:33pm
May 21, 2014
Secretary of state to stop issuing ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ cards to legislators
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s secretary of state said Wednesday that he’ll no longer issue lawmakers the “get-out-of-jail-free” cards that drew some controversy this past legislative session. The issue was raised by Concordia University students seeking to clarify that the “privilege...
May 21, 2014 - 8:45pm
April 8, 2014
Minnesota House could take medical marijuana vote
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state representatives could face a decision later this legislative session about whether to approve marijuana for medical use, even though a medical marijuana bill is stalled. Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, plans to offer an amendment that would allow medical...
April 8, 2014 - 9:02pm
March 18, 2014
College students lobby to close drunk driving loophole for legislators
ST. PAUL — A group of college students is seeking to close a loophole that allows state legislators to drive drunk in some circumstances. The...
March 18, 2014 - 9:12pm
September 13, 2012
Minnesota legislators announce disaster declaration
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representatives Collin Peterson and Tim Walz announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a disaster declaration for counties in Minnesota affected by the ongoing drought. This declaration...
September 13, 2012 - 9:27pm
May 11, 2012
Local legislators support new stadium
WORTHINGTON -- Doug Magnus has become a stadium expert. The Republican Senator from Slayton has been highly involved in stadiums for both the Minnesota Twins and a football stadium for the University of Minnesota. So when the Vikings wanted a new home, they knew just where to...
May 11, 2012 - 9:51pm
March 5, 2012
Legislative Notes: Legislators to stop work for Kubly funeral
ST. PAUL -- Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem walked across the front of the Minnesota Senate chamber Monday, pausing at a desk decorated with...
March 5, 2012 - 10:30pm
October 6, 2011
Legislators hear from constituents
WORTHINGTON -- District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton and District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, accompanied by Minnesota House Majority Leader Matt Dean,...
October 6, 2011 - 9:37pm
July 20, 2011
Bonding bill deposits gifts around state
ST. PAUL - It's Christmas in July for Minnesota colleges and other state-owned facilities. Minnesota legislators early Wednesday approved $498 million worth of public works projects such as college building renovations, flood-fighting projects and developing the state's newest park. "It...
July 20, 2011 - 12:44pm