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Rep. Ryan Winkler

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Pressure Rises As Minn. Minimum Wage Talks Resume

Public bargaining is resuming over Minnesota’s minimum wage. A House-Senate conference committee trying to forge a deal is scheduled to convene on Tuesday. The committee hasn’t met since early in March after getting bogged down.

03/25/2014

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Minn. House Dems To Live Week On Minimum Wage

As Minnesota’s legislative session nears, one of the state’s minimum-wage champions has issued a challenge. Five House colleagues accepted Golden Valley Democrat Rep. Ryan Winkler’s invitation Tuesday to live for a week on the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

02/18/2014

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Minimum Wage Hike Heads To Minn. House Floor

Minnesota is moving towards its first minimum wage hike since 2005. The House Ways and Means Committee planned Monday to advance a bill that would bump the state’s floor wage in three steps until it hits $9.50 per hour in 2015.

04/29/2013

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Representatives Comment On Voter ID Plan

The Minnesota House passed a proposed constitutional amendment to make voters show a photo ID at the polls. Here is a small sample of some of the things said by representatives during the nine-hour debate.

03/21/2012

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