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Senate OKs Higher Ed Bill To Tackle Tuition Rates

The Senate passed its higher education budget on Wednesday, a $2.8 billion package that aims to hold down tuition and make public universities and colleges more accountable to the state.

04/17/2013

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MN Senate Talks Tubby Smith Firing, $263M Boost To MnSCU

The Minnesota Senate approved a major funding increase for the University of Minnesota and MnSCU systems on Wednesday.

04/17/2013

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Voter ID Could End Up On 2012 Ballot

Republican backers of requiring a photo ID to vote in Minnesota say they’ll try to take the issue to voters themselves next year after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill with the requirement.

06/07/2011

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Senate To Review Ethics Complaint Against GOP’er

The state Senate’s Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct will review a complaint by several Democratic senators over a Republican colleague’s e-mail saying he wouldn’t meet with his election rival’s supporters.

02/09/2011

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E-Mail From Minn. Senator’s Office Spurs Complaint

A Republican state senator faces an ethics complaint after an e-mail said he wouldn’t meet with his election rival’s supporters.

01/27/2011

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MN Senator Won’t Meet With Opponent’s Backers

A state senator from Hutchinson is refusing to meet with representatives from groups that supported his opponent in the last election.

01/25/2011