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‘Fine-Tuning’ Of Taxes Is In The Wind At Legislature

Newly powerful House Republicans are sure to make moves to cut taxes when the Minnesota Legislature convenes next week.

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Incoming Minnesota Lawmaker To Play Active Role

The incoming lieutenant governor of Minnesota is promising to play a more active and visible role than her predecessors.

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Lawmakers Pressured To Alter Sex Offender Commitment Law

Minnesota lawmakers who have long put off large-scale changes to the state's treatment program for sex offenders are under even more pressure to act this session, as a federal judge could soon rule on whether the program is constitutional.

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Minnesota Lawmakers Search For Way Out Of Road Jam

Minnesota lawmakers in both parties have been talking about coming up with more money for transportation next year. The big question come January will be whether they're serious.

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Bill Would Shield MN Coaches From Parent Gripes

Minnesota high school coaches could soon have a bit more job protection.

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Ex-State Lawmaker To Vie For Top Minn. GOP Post

A former state representative says he wants to be the next head of the Minnesota Republican Party.

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MnSCU to Ask Legislature for More Money

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system plans to ask legislators for more money over the next two years.

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Most Surveyed Favor Showing Photo IDs At The Polls

An overwhelming majority of Minnesotans
surveyed favor showing photo identification at the election polls. The Minnesota Poll says 80 percent of respondents
support the idea. Both houses of the Legislature have ready passed
a bill that requires identification, but a veto from Gov. Mark
Dayton is anticipated.

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Gay Marriage Ban Keeps Moving Toward Minn. Ballot

A gay marriage ban has cleared a House panel as Republican lawmakers move the proposal closer to next year's ballot. The potential constitutional amendment passed the House Civil Law Committee on Monday on a 10-7 party-line vote after winning approval from a Senate panel last week.

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Vikings’ Bill Nearing Debut At Minn. Capitol?

A Republican lawmaker who plans to sponsor Minnesota Vikings stadium legislation says most pieces of the bill are in place. But Sen. Julie Rosen said Tuesday she hadn't settled on a day to introduce the bill nor would she discuss aspects of it ahead of time.

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