State Politics

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August 09, 2019 - 5:51 am
The state of Minnesota has signed a $33.9-million contract with an outside vendor to replace its troubled vehicle licensing and registration system, known as MNLARS. Gov. Walz says the contract to replace Minnesota Licensing and Registration System goes to Fast Enterprises, which has successfully...
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August 06, 2019 - 9:51 am
Senate Republican leader Paul Gazelka says it's up to committee chairs to begin discussions of gun safety laws. Gov. Walz is calling on the GOP to add what he calls "common sense" gun laws to hearings that begin at the capitol later this month. "I put out some suggestions dealing with access to...
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Sloane Martin
July 29, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Gov. Tim Walz says a bipartisan "framework" agreed upon to help prevent insulin rationing falls short, because lawmakers haven't agreed on how to pay for it. "Now we have a group of folks standing in the way by protecting profits for the insulin manufacturers, rather than getting it done," he said...
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