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John Lesch

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Minn. House Dems To Live Week On Minimum Wage

As Minnesota’s legislative session nears, one of the state’s minimum-wage champions has issued a challenge. Five House colleagues accepted Golden Valley Democrat Rep. Ryan Winkler’s invitation Tuesday to live for a week on the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

02/18/2014

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Lawmakers Working To Get Compensation For The Wrongfully Imprisoned

A push is underway to compensate people who were exonerated for crimes for which they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.

01/28/2014

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Revised Mayo Financing Plan Expected By Next Week

A reworked plan to finance public portions of a massive Mayo Clinic expansion in Rochester is expected to be ready by early next week.

04/10/2013

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Wave Of Gun Bills Comes Before Obama’s Visit

Minnesota prosecutors said Thursday that they need more power to charge violent felons with gun crimes.

01/31/2013

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St. Paul Dems Pick Former Rep For Senate Race

St. Paul Democrats are picking between three candidates for Minnesota Senate in a special primary election on Tuesday.

03/29/2011