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Minn. House OKs Bill With $150M More For College

Minnesota’s state House has backed a higher education financing package that architects say will freeze undergraduate tuition at public colleges for two years.

04/25/2013

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Minn. House Raises Care Worker Pay, Votes To Drug Test Themselves

Minnesota House members have voted to give themselves drug tests in order to be eligible for their pay and benefits.

04/22/2013

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Minn. House Backs Abortion Clinic Licensing, Fee

The Minnesota House has voted to require clinics that perform abortions to pay new yearly license fees and undergo special inspections.

04/22/2013

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Minn. House Won’t Stall Debit Card Tax Refunds

Minnesota’s tax refunds will soon be converted from paper checks to plastic cards as a cost-saving measure.

04/20/2013

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Minn. House Backs Water Fee Hikes

Democrats in the Minnesota House and Senate are looking for new ways to collect money. If their latest plan passes, that glass of water from your kitchen faucet may be getting more expensive.

04/19/2013

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Bill To Crack Down On Fake 911 Calls Heads To Gov.

Minnesota lawmakers want the state to start cracking down on phony 911 calls.

04/19/2013

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Minn. Legislature Juggles Budget Bills

Minnesota’s House and Senate are busy passing a series of bills funding state agencies as lawmakers set the stage for end-of-session budget talks.

04/19/2013

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Minn. House Foils Move On Home-Cooked Food Sales

People who can pickles or bake brownies to sell at Minnesota roadside stands or farmers’ markets will still need a license if they want to peddle more than $5,000 of their product.

04/18/2013

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Secrecy Surrounds Minn. Tax Break For Biotech Firm

Following a hush-hush courtship, top Minnesota lawmakers acknowledged Tuesday that they are compiling a multi-million dollar package of public subsidies and tax breaks to encourage an Illinois-based pharmaceutical firm to add 200 high-paying jobs and undertake a substantial construction project in their state.

04/16/2013

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Minn. House Backs More Spending For Jobs

Minnesota House Democrats pushed ahead Monday on a big spending increase for state programs aimed at creating new jobs.

04/15/2013

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Dayton’s Stadium Chief Backs Pro Sports Gear Tax

More Minnesota lawmakers are stepping forward with bills to tinker with financing of the new Vikings stadium.

04/10/2013

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Minn. House Health Bill Has Care Worker Pay Hike

Minnesota House Democrats are proposing a healthcare spending bill that includes salary hikes for nursing home and long-term care workers but helps pay for it with a state surcharge on hospitals.

04/09/2013

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House Lawmakers Ditch Universal Background Checks

Minnesota House lawmakers are weighing whether to expand background checks for firearm purchases, a critical step in whether that measure can pass and become law.

03/19/2013

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Ex-GOP Staffer Guilty Of Child Porn

A 39-year-old Minnesota House worker and former candidate for Ramsey County Commissioner has been found guilty on 12 counts of possessing child pornography.

02/25/2013

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Lawmakers Start Debate Over Minn.’s Minimum Wage

From a small tick up to a big bump, Minnesota lawmakers anxious to boost the state’s minimum wage start making their case to colleagues this week.

02/25/2013

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