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Minnesota Lawmakers Agree To $250 Million In Bonuses To Pandemic Frontline WorkersWho is entitled to the money and how much of it each person will receive is unclear, as the legislature works to wrap up the special session before the end of next week.
Minnesota House Passes Transportation BillAfter much anticipation, the Minnesota House passed the Omnibus Transportation bill Wednesday with a 112 to 21 vote.
Wisconsin Republicans Send Election Bills To Gov. Tony EversThe Wisconsin Assembly sent bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for the elderly and disabled to cast absentee ballots and prohibit officials from filling in missing information on the envelopes of returned absentee ballots.
More Than 200 Construction Projects Impacted If Transportation Budget Not Signed QuicklyThe transportation budget, which funds road projects, state patrol and more, is among several pieces of the $52 billion total in state spending that is hanging over the legislature in the final days of the fiscal year.
President Biden To Discuss Agriculture In Wisconsin Next Week President Joe Biden plans to travel to southwestern Wisconsin next week to discuss agriculture and rural economies, the White House announced Tuesday.
Andy Slavitt, Fmr. Biden Advisor, Pens Book On What U.S. 'Could Have Done Better' In COVID ResponseA former senior advisor to President Joe Biden’s COVID response team, Andy Slavitt is out with a new book called "Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response."
Minnesota Senate Passes Higher Education Budget UnanimouslyThe Minnesota state Senate unanimously passed the biennial higher education budget Monday targeting specific student needs. 
With 10 Days Left In Special Session, Legislators Still Have Plenty Of Work To DoThe Minnesota Legislature has 10 days to get all 15 budget bills done or the state government will shut down.
George Floyd Square, Uptown Intersection Reopen To TrafficTwo intersections in Minneapolis that have been the center of protests and gatherings are back open to traffic Sunday.