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Senate Sends Dayton Women’s Workplace Rights Bill

A bill called a hallmark update to Minnesota’s workplace protections for women headed Thursday to Gov. Mark Dayton for his expected signature.

05/08/2014

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Minn. AG Backs Bill Surrounding Lawmaker Immunity

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is advising the Legislature to forge ahead with a bill making clear that lawmakers can’t avoid arrest for drunken driving or other crimes during the months of session. But Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Ron Latz responded Thursday that he’s not convinced that a new law is required to resolve what he sees as a misunderstanding of current law.

04/24/2014

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Lawmakers Working To Get Compensation For The Wrongfully Imprisoned

A push is underway to compensate people who were exonerated for crimes for which they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.

01/28/2014

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Improving Gun Background Checks Could Be Costly

Lawmakers’ plans to improve Minnesota’s existing background check system for gun sales will come at a cost.

04/04/2013

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Senate Chairman: Gun Focus On Background Checks

The Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says his focus in gun control legislation will be on expanded background checks, not banning assault weapons.

02/18/2013

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