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Trump Endorses Wisconsin's Ron Johnson, Encourages Him To Run For 3rd TermFormer President Donald Trump offered his “Total Endorsement” of Wisconsin's Republican Sen. Ron Johnson on Thursday, encouraging him to seek a third term as he mulls whether to run again or retire.
Minnesota Lawmakers Call For Updated Sexual Assault LawsA bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers are calling for swift passage of legislation that would update the state's criminal sexual conduct code after a loophole in the law's current language led to the reversal of a rape conviction last month.
Amid Rise In COVID Cases, Gov. Walz Says No Plans For New RestrictionsAs coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise in Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday said he has no plans to reinstate more restrictions on businesses since his recent significant changes, including allowing fans at sports stadiums.
Buffalo Business Owner With Huge 'Trump 2020' Flag Prepared To 'Go To Jail' For Violating City Rules"I am prepared to get the fines, ultimately get cuffed, go to jail, whatever," Jay Johnson said.
Keeping A Fence Around The State Capitol Costs More Than $200,000Maintaining a fence protecting the state capitol building since protests following George Floyd’s death last summer cost taxpayers more than $200,000, state contracts show.
Minnesota Faith Leaders Call On Richest Americans To Pay Their Fair ShareOn Tuesday morning, a group of Minnesota clergy members urged lawmakers to pass what they call a "fair share" budget.
Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers Question School Chief Over COVID AidThe ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and how Wisconsin's schools and the state education department have responded to it dominated the Department of Public Instruction hearing.
House DFL Proposes Fifth Tier Income Tax For High Earners, Some Relief For PPP Loans And Jobless BenefitsThe Minnesota House DFL’s budget includes new income tax bracket for top earners in the state, and some tax relief for small businesses that got Paycheck Protection loans and Minnesotans who received jobless benefits.
Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Victims Of U.S. Capitol AttackGov. Tim Walz has ordered all Minnesota flags at state buildings to fly at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday to honor the victims of Friday's attack on the U.S. Capitol.