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Sen. Franken, Other MN Lawmakers Donate Salary During Shutdown

For many, the fact that lawmakers continue to make a salary during the federal government shutdown – while so many federal workers do not — is frustrating.

10/02/2013

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Nearly 700 State Workers Earn More Than $100K

There was a lot of debate at the Capitol this year about pay raises for Minnesota lawmakers. But a WCCO investigation found soaring salaries are actually going to state employees who work as staff members.

05/22/2013

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Packers Sign Rodgers For $110M Over 5 Years

This ought to give Aaron Rodgers fond memories of the NFL draft.

04/26/2013

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Plan To Boost Lawmaker Pay In Minn. Budget Bill

Minnesota lawmakers would get their first pay boosts since the late 1990s under a budget proposal rolled out Tuesday in the Senate that also includes salary increases for the governor and top agency leaders.

04/09/2013

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Senate Approves Raise For State Employees

Thousands of state employees may soon get a raise. State Senators Thursday approved a new contract that includes a 2 percent pay hike.

02/07/2013

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Love Off To Historic Start With Timberwolves

One of the big questions at the start of the season was whether Kevin Love was a player deserving of a maximum salary extension from the Timberwolves.

01/05/2012

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Minn. Lawmaker Who Got Retroactive Pay To Take Cut

One of the 18 Minnesota House members who got full retroactive pay after the state’s government shutdown is now planning to take a cut in a future paycheck, while two others say they already donated the money without publicizing their charity.

08/23/2011

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Reality Check: Certain Lawmakers Give Up Their Paychecks

Another step backwards for Minnesota lawmakers trying to negotiate a budget deal to end the government shutdown, now in it’s sixth day.

07/06/2011

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Dayton Won’t Take Salary If Government Shuts Down

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said Saturday he won’t take his salary if he and lawmakers can’t come to a budget agreement by the end of the month to avoid a potential government shutdown.

06/18/2011

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Supervalu CEO’s Pay Package Shrinks In Fiscal ’11

Supervalu Inc.’s CEO Craig Herkert earned compensation of nearly $3 million in the grocer’s most recent fiscal year. That’s down from the $10.8 million in the prior year.

06/17/2011

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Top 50 Careers

If you’re looking for a job that pays well, The US News has the top 50 careers you should choose from. Check out the report here.

05/27/2011

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Legislator Wants To End Pay Equity Reporting

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to end a state program that fines municipalities for pay inequities based on gender.

02/11/2011

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Dayton Opts To Get Paid As Minn. Governor

Minnesota won’t be getting free service from its new governor, the same politician who passed on a paycheck as a U.S. senator.

01/13/2011

Good Question: How Much Do H.S. Coaches Make?

While the University of Minnesota searches for its next million-dollar football coach, high school coaches toil along the sidelines and on the benches for quite a bit less than that.

10/30/2010

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