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Minnesota House Falls Short of Passing Mammoth $2.5 Billion Infrastructure Package

A two-and-a-half billion dollar infrastructure spending package – touted as a top legislative priority for 2020 by the DFL-controlled Minnesota House – fell short...

Minnesota Senate follows House, passes $330 million bill funding coronavirus response

(The Center Square) – The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a $330 million bill funding the state's response to the coronavirus, hours after the House...

Minnesota House, Senate pass $200M bill funding coronavirus response

(The Center Square) – The Minnesota House and Senate unanimously passed a bill in the early hours Tuesday that seeks to grant $200 million to...

Minnesota Restaurant Plastic Straw Ban Gets First GOP Author

The Campaign to ban or limit the use of plastic straws is gaining momentum in Minnesota. Previously, influential Democrats have introduced legislation that would punish establishments...

New MN Republican Bill Would Cut State Funding for Drag Queen...

A set of Republican Minnesota State Representatives introduced a bill, Monday, to eliminate state funding for libraries that host “drag queen story hour.” Drag queen...

REPUBLICAN LAWMAKER UNVEILS PLAN TO RETURN $4B DIRECTLY TO MN TAXPAYERS

Republican Representative Jeremy Munson introduced a new bill, Monday, to return $4 billion to Minnesota taxpayers. If passed into law, Munson’s “Give It Back Act”...

Minnesota Democrats Want to Ban Bottled Water

At least 11 Minnesota Democrats have introduced a bill, HF 3891, to ban the sale of water in a plastic container in the State...

Senate Republicans Continue to Advance “Voter ID” Requirement

A new bill has gone through the senate that requires a government-valid photo ID when voting, to help prevent against voting fraud. Senate Majority...

Committee clears bill seeking to ban flavored tobacco, nicotine

The House Health and Human Services Policy Committee cleared legislation seeking to ban flavored nicotine and tobacco. Rep. Laurie Halverson, DFL-Eagan, sponsored HF 3032 to “fight the...

Bills Restricting Gun Rights Pass in MN House but Unlikely to...

Legislation tightening restriction of access and opportunities to own firearms is gaining momentum from recent mass shootings and leverage from the media. On Thursday...