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Personal Care Attendants Demand Dayton Decertify Union

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In the halls of the State Capitol building, dozens gathered outside of Gov. Mark Dayton’s office in hopes of sending...
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Despite What Media Says, Trump Tax Plan Helps Lower Income People

WASHINGTON - An outline of President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans’ tax plan was released Wednesday, and the coverage of it has been less...

The Vital Work Of The Minnesota Child Protection League

This week I attended the annual fundraiser of the Minnesota Child Protection League as the guest of board chair Julie Quist. The evening's theme...
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Is a Health Care Repeal Possible?

WASHINGTON D.C. -- A second attempt by Senate Republicans to sponsor and pass health care legislation has failed as Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) joined...
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Metro Transit Expands Subsidies For Low Income Riders

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Even as the cost of a ride on a Metro Transit vehicle rises for most people, a new program will...

Teaching Board Won’t Report Misconduct

MINNEAPOLIS- According to a report done by KSTP, the Minnesota board responsible for teacher licensing has not disclosed teacher misconduct.   During the course of...

Franken Attacks GOP for Considering Repealing Controversial Consumer Protection Rule

WASHINGTON - On Monday, Senate Democrats held a press conference attacking Republicans for considering a repeal of a controversial consumer protection rule. In July, the...
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Investigation Reveals Felons Worked Security at U.S. Bank Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS -- The latest controversy at U.S. Bank Stadium has left one security firm fired and many questions for politicians and sports fans regarding...
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Minnesota Colleges Target Low Income Students

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Two more Minnesota colleges joined a national campaign designed to enroll a higher percentage of lower income students at their colleges. This...