Minnesota Legislature

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May 24, 2019 - 5:54 am
Gov. Walz set all day Friday for a special session, giving Minnesota lawmakers nearly 24 hours to approve a budget compromise that goes into effect on July 1. The special session, the fifth for budget work since 2009, has a 7:00 a.m. Saturday deadline, set by the governor and legislative leaders...
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Sloane Martin
May 15, 2019 - 4:59 am
Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders are still trying to reach a budget deal but time is running short for ending the 2019 session on time. Budget talks went to past 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. Legislative leaders on both sides agree they need to reach a deal on budget targets by Wednesday afternoon...
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January 08, 2019 - 7:18 am
A new day is dawning in St. Paul with the 2019 legislative session set to get underway with the swearing in of members at noon Tuesday. There will be 38 new members taking their seats in the Minnesota House. "They'll get to work, but the work will be mostly learning," according to WCCO Radio...
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Caleb Williams
Adam Carter
January 07, 2019 - 5:12 pm
As the legislature convenes Tuesday, many will be remembering one of the more charismatic lawmakers to occupy the state capitol. Word Monday of the passing of longtime DFL Representative Tom Rukavina, who represented Virginia and the Iron Range for nearly three decades in the Minnesota House. WCCO...
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