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Senate Panel Would End Welfare Drug-Testing

Just because a Minnesota welfare recipient is a convicted drug felon doesn’t mean that person must be subject to random drug tests, members of a state Senate health and human services panel decided on Monday.

03/24/2014

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Minn. Ethics Panel Bogs Down Over Senator’s Case

A Minnesota Senate ethics hearing stemming from a sexual affair that brought down the Senate’s majority leader devolved Friday into a testy episode of can’t ask, can’t tell.

03/23/2012

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MN Senate Committee Votes To Change Legislative Immunity

A Minnesota Senate Committee voted Thursday to change a law that’s been in effect for more than 150 years, and it’s one you might not have heard about: It gives lawmakers immunity from arrest during the legislative session.

03/22/2012

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