Now Comes Time For Compromise At Minnesota CapitolMinnesota lawmakers are nearing a critical point as they work out how to handle a $900 million budget surplus.
I-35W Bridge To Be Lit Orange In Honor Of Workers' Memorial Day Governor Mark Dayton has ordered the Interstate-35W bridge to be lit orange Thursday in honor of Workers' Memorial Day. Workers' Memorial Day, recognized on April 28, was created to honor the employees of Minnesota Department of Transportation who died while on the job.
Dayton: Executive Action On Felon Voting Rights Not PossibleGov. Mark Dayton says he explored whether he could restore released felons' voting rights on his own.
Lawmakers Discuss Racial Economic Disparity LegislationSome Minnesota lawmakers are pushing for racial economic disparity legislation at the State Capitol Tuesday. Senate Democrats have included $91 million in their budget for an "equity article."
I-35W Bridge Ordered To Remain Purple All WeekendMonuments and landmarks across the world have been lit up purple to honor Prince and his memory – and the purple will continue on in Minneapolis all weekend.
Dayton Says He Remains Confident In RothmanGov. Mark Dayton says he still has "absolute confidence" in Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman, despite a recent lawsuit alleging he ignored concerns raised by a former employee.
Minn. Lawmakers Discuss Controversial Bathroom BillThere was an emotional hearing at the State Capitol Tuesday on a bill to ban transgender people from using bathrooms that do not match their biological sex. It is supported by parents who said they are worried about the safety of their children.
Gov. Dayton Hires Chief Inclusion Officer To Diversify WorkforceGov. Mark Dayton has hired a new state official to help make Minnesota's workforce more diverse. Dayton announced the selection of James Burroughs as the state's chief inclusion officer.
Republicans Release First Plans For Budget SurplusMinnesota lawmakers took their first steps toward handling a $900 million budget surplus, as House Republicans laid out a rough roadmap Thursday that would split the extra cash between tax cuts and a transportation funding package.
Minnesotans Can Take Free GED Testing Until July, Dayton SaysMinnesota residents without a high school diploma are now able to take the GED test for free for the next several months.
Dayton: Bill Would Give Millions To State Mental HospitalsGovernor Mark Dayton said Wednesday decades of neglect have made the state's psychiatric hospitals unsafe for workers and patients.
Dayton Issues New Travel Ban Against MississippiJust days after Gov. Mark Dayton banned state employees from nonessential travel to North Carolina, another state is now on the no-travel list.

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