Dayton: Session On Steelworker Aid 'Imperative' Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday underscored his call for "imperative" action on a steelworker emergency assistance plan, pointing to the idling of another mining operation as evidence of a growing crisis in northern Minnesota needing attention in a special session.
APNewsBreak: Dayton Seeking Special Session For SteelworkersGov. Mark Dayton wants a special session to extend unemployment insurance for laid-off steelworkers. The Democratic governor sent a letter to leaders in the Senate and House Wednesday explaining that unemployment benefits are running low for some of those workers.
Steelworkers At 2 Iron Range Mines Could Go On StrikeSteelworkers at two taconite mines on the Iron Range are getting ready to strike Wednesday morning.