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Fuller Minnesota Budget Picture To Emerge This Week

Last week, brought high-altitude budget numbers from Republicans in charge of the Legislature. This week brings the nitty-gritty details at Minnesota's Capitol.

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Minnesota Bill Nixes Money For Planetarium, Trains

Old battles over state borrowing for construction projects are revving up anew as Minnesota House Republicans seek to cancel previous authorization for a new Minneapolis Planetarium, rail projects and other things.

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Negotiations On Minnesota Nuclear Power Change Ramp Up

The push to open Minnesota up to more nuclear power is nearing its final stages at the state Capitol. A House-Senate conference committee planned to meet Friday to continue working on a unified proposal for scrapping a ban on new nuclear plant construction.

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Minnesota GOP Plan Hits Agencies, Social Services

Minnesota GOP senators are making their hardest spending cuts at social service programs, state agencies and aid programs for local governments and public colleges. Budget targets released Thursday offer the first look at how legislators will tackle a $5 billion budget deficit.

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Firefighters, Fire Department Officials To Capitol

Firefighters in full response gear will be roaming the halls of the State Capitol but it's not because of any emergency. Thursday is Fire Service Day at the Capitol. Several unions and professional organizations that represent firefighters, fire chiefs and fire departments will be at the Capitol to meet with lawmakers and testify on several bills of interest to their members.

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Senate GOP To Release Budget Framework In Minnesota

Minnesota Senate Republicans are expected to release a budget framework Thursday as the Legislature's GOP majorities grapple with a $5 billion deficit. House Republicans have vowed to release their framework by the end of the week.

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Minnesota Bill Puts State Agencies On Chopping Block

A Minnesota legislator who is pushing a bill to slim the state work force has another proposal to get rid of many cabinet-level departments all together. Republican Rep. Keith Downey's plan to abolish several departments was set for its first hearing on Thursday in the House Government Operations and Elections Committee.

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History Advocates To Meet With Minnesota Lawmakers

Some artifacts from Minnesota's past will be on display at the state Capitol Wednesday as part of History Matters Day. History advocates plan to meet with lawmakers during the day.

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Lawmakers Consider Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks

Minnesota is one of at least seven states considering banning abortions after 20 weeks of gestation. The legislation was introduced in the House and Senate on Monday.

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Report Calls Minnesota Permitting Slow, Duplicative

Minnesota's legislative auditor says the state's process for environmental review of private-sector projects is too often burdened by delays, uncertainty and duplication of effort.

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