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July 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies are inflicting lifetime damage on children separated from their families and worsening conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary detention facilities at the border, a Democratic House chairman said Friday as his panel held a...
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May 18, 2019 - 7:27 am
At the state capitol, budget talks continue "I wish I could tell you a lot, but we're not quite there," said Senate Republican leader Paul Gazelka, one of the few lawmakers publicly holding out hope that a budget agreement can be reached before Monday's adjournment. There's a full schedule of...
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May 13, 2019 - 4:50 am
With the legislative session a little more than a week before scheduled adjournment, Republicans and Democrats still are no closer to agreement on a new state budget. Leaders from the House and Senate met with Governor Walz Sunday night at the capitol building, but remain far apart after talks that...
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by Susie Jones
Edgar Linares
December 06, 2018 - 8:39 pm
Associated Press & WCCO Radio -- Lawmakers in Minnesota are cheering after officials forecasted a $1.5 billion surplus for the next two-year budget period. The forecast released by Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday sets the stage for the debate over taxes and spending in the 2019...
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June 11, 2018 - 3:35 pm
President Trump's speech on Wednesday in Duluth is now scheduled for a larger facility. Plans were for the president to speak at the DECC, which seats about 6,600 people. Because of what party officials are calling a high demand for tickets, the event is now taking place at AMSOIL Arena. The 9,000...
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May 20, 2018 - 7:50 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Legislature is headed for a messy and potentially inconclusive ending. Lawmakers have until midnight Sunday to pass bills. But Republican leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton have struggled to compromise on a tax bill and some additional government spending, including...
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