Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Trump Finds Unlikely Supporter in Important Budget Item

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- President Donald Trump is moving forward with his plan to institute paid family leave and he has a surprising supporter...

What Does a Chief Inclusion Officer Do?

ST. PAUL, Minn. - James C. Burroughs II was appointed as Minnesota’s first Chief Inclusion Officer by Gov. Mark Dayton in April 2016. In fact,...
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The Legislative Year Will End in Court

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In the continuing saga of a bizarre legislative session, Republican leaders have voted to sue Gov. Mark Dayton and his...
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Gov. Dayton’s Brilliant Political Jiu Jitsu (opinion)

Forget about any constitutional issue, the separation of powers doctrine or any other, when it comes to Gov. Mark Dayton’s recent line item veto...
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The Legislative Session is Far From Over

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Legislative leaders may have ended their special session, but it's the governor who has the final say. Gov. Mark Dayton gave...

Are Legislators Really Done for the Year?

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It took more than 72 hours for legislators to work through a special session that started 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning....

Legislators Go Missing, Others Protest Governor During Special Session

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Session ended constitutionally on Monday at midnight, yet, lawmakers are still hunkered down for a special session at the Capitol...
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Sheriff Stanek Announces Surprise Re-election Bid

MINNEAPOLIS - Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is running for re-election in 2018. The third-term sheriff made the announcement in a Facebook post, surprising many...
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Final Thursday of Session finds Lawmakers at a Draw

It’s a Touchdown for the Liquor Omnibus Bill The members of the Minnesota House made it easier for alcohol to flow during the Super...
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Tensions Grow as End of Session Approaches

ST. PAUL, Minn. - With the legislative session rapidly coming to a close, Real ID and bonding bills were the meat of Wednesday’s session....

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