Pay raises for Minnesota lawmakers won approval Tuesday from the state Senate, but the plan to boost salaries of the governor, Legislature, agency commissioners and other elected officials faces a taller climb in the state House.
Narrow wins by Republican Mary Franson and Democrat Kevin Dahle (dahl) in legislative recounts have become official.
They’re counting ballots again in two Minnesota legislative districts. Automatic recounts were getting under way near Alexandria and Northfield to determine if narrow leads by the apparent winners hold up.
Two Minnesota legislative races are in line for final recounts.