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Minnesota’s Post-Election Money Blitz, At A Glance

Political action committees, lobbyists and everyday Minnesota residents spent hundreds of thousands of dollars after Election Day on campaigns. Those checks gravitated toward groups in power — Republicans who retook control of the House and Senate Democrats who retain the majority until at least 2016.


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For Minnesota Nurses, Staffing Study Provides Few Answers

A long-awaited study on nurse staffing levels at Minnesota hospitals has prompted fresh division between nurses and their employers. The Minnesota Nurses Association had hoped the state’s study would help nail down firm patient-to-nurse ratios.


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Union: Nurses Want Proof Minn. Hospitals Are Ready To Fight Ebola

Here in Minnesota, the union that represents thousands of nurses is asking for better training and better gear to deal with Ebola. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association voted in favor of a resolution that calls on hospitals to provide the highest level of protective equipment, such as hazardous materials suits.


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Minn. Nurse Staffing Bill Scaled Back

A Minnesota nurses union and the state’s hospitals are nearing a deal to study and publish more data about staffing plans rather than put minimum staffing requirements into law.



Battle Brews In Minn. Over Hospital Nurse Staffing

Minnesota nurses are forging ahead with a call for state lawmakers to enact standards that dictate how hospitals staff their units.


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Twin Cities Hospitals, Nurses Agree To Early Talks

The Minnesota Nurses Association has accepted an offer from six Twin Cities hospital systems to hold early contract negotiations.


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Ely Hospital Nurses Authorize Union To Call Strike

Nurses at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital have voted to reject the hospital’s final contract offer and instead authorize their negotiators to call a strike.



Nurses At Range Regional Vote To Authorize Strike

Registered nurses at Fairview-owned Range Regional Health Services have voted to authorize a strike after rejecting a mediated offer.


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Hibbing Nurses Authorize Strike

Nurses at Range Regional Health Services in Hibbing have voted to authorize their union to strike.


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Hibbing Nurses To Take Strike Vote

The Minnesota Nurses Association says its members at Fairview-owned Range Regional Health Services in Hibbing will take a vote that could authorize a strike by 150 nurses.


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MN Senator Won’t Meet With Opponent’s Backers

A state senator from Hutchinson is refusing to meet with representatives from groups that supported his opponent in the last election.


Resounding 'Yes' Vote on Nurses Strike

Thousands of Minnesota nurses have voted to authorize another strike on 14 hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The Minnesota Nurses Association says 84 percent of nurses voted yes to authorize an open-ended strike. The […]