Reality Check 'Raising The Roof': Higher Salary Limits for Local Government EmployeesMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is recommending pay hikes for top public officials around the state – just weeks before he leaves office. Some of those government salaries, covered by taxpayers, are already hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
After Vote, Labor Contracts For State Workers In LimboNew labor contracts containing raises for thousands of Minnesota state government employees got thrown into limbo Thursday after a legislative panel reviewing the agreements failed to ratify them.
Protesters Track Down Wis. Dems Hiding In Ill.One of the 14 Wisconsin senators who's hiding out in Illinois with his Democratic colleagues says protesters have discovered the hotel where a number of the lawmakers meet the media.