Rep. Ryan Winkler
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.
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.