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May 8, 2013
Legislative notebook: Energy bill includes solar sales
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans could sell solar power to electric utilities under the Minnesota House energy bill. Debate on the bill continued late Tuesday. “They pay someone who has solar on their house just what the solar is worth to the (electrical) system,” Rep. Melissa Hortman,...
May 8, 2013 - 9:15am
Minnesota bonding bill stalls with session end near
ST. PAUL – A bill to fund local road and bridge work, flood prevention measures, civic centers and other projects throughout the state appears stalled in the Minnesota Legislature as time runs down on the session. “We’re getting a little nervous, obviously, because we’re...
May 8, 2013 - 9:00am
May 7, 2013
Minnesota House to vote Thursday on same-sex marriage
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Legislature votes on a proposal to legalize gay marriage are drawing near after a Monday night committee action handed...
May 7, 2013 - 12:39pm
May 6, 2013
Minnesota advanced-practice nurses lobby to remove barrier
DULUTH — Nurses at the top level of their profession can do many of the same things doctors do: diagnose illness, manage treatment, prescribe medications, order tests. But in Minnesota, the APRNs — advanced-practice registered nurses — can only do so under a signed agreement...
May 6, 2013 - 8:32am
April 26, 2013
Minnesota Legislature set to make more health care changes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised to...
April 26, 2013 - 8:15am
April 23, 2013
Minnesota House considers $15.7 billion education plan
ST. PAUL -- Education funding, the largest single part of the Minnesota budget, would rise $550 million in the next two years under a House Democratic...
April 23, 2013 - 12:43pm
Minnesota Senate tax plan increases income tax
ST. PAUL – Married Minnesota couples who make about $140,000 or more taxable income would pay higher income taxes under a tax plan offered...
April 23, 2013 - 12:42pm
March 15, 2013
Background checks key in Minnesota gun debate
ST. PAUL — Universal background checks for gun buyers remain a major focus of debate as Minnesota lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a gun...
March 15, 2013 - 8:47am
March 6, 2013
Senior scams attacked by new Minnesota bill
ST. PAUL — Scammers who convince older Minnesotans to send money to people they think they are helping are targeted by a new bill. “These scams continue to be a growing problem and we need to do all that we can to combat them,” said Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights....
March 6, 2013 - 9:57am
March 5, 2013
Minnesota health insurance marketplace moves ahead
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans either will get a better deal on health insurance or they will face problems if the Legislature and governor agree on...
March 5, 2013 - 8:34am
Red plus blue equals purple bipartisanship
ST. PAUL -- Two Minnesota senators want to form a "purple" caucus to bring lawmakers from both parties together. Sens. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth,...
March 5, 2013 - 8:26am
February 28, 2013
Minnesota lawmakers learn deficit shrinks to $627 million
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's projected budget deficit for the next two years is lower than expected at $627 million, the Minnesota Management and Budget reported this morning. Legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton will use this information to set the state's budget over the next three months....
February 28, 2013 - 10:21am
February 27, 2013
Lawmakers want to increase elderly funding
ST. PAUL -- A proposal to increase Minnesota long-term care funding could help elder care as baby boomers prepare to retire, supporters say, but overall state budget questions threaten its future. House and Senate legislators from both parties on Tuesday released a bill to increase...
February 27, 2013 - 9:01am
February 26, 2013
Thursday's forecast to show budget temperature
One of the big days of the Minnesota legislative session arrives Thursday, when state fiscal leaders announce how state revenues and spending are doing. The budget forecast, released twice a year, tells legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton how much the state has to spend or, most often...
February 26, 2013 - 8:36am
Representatives hear that minimum wage increase would help economy
Minnesota minimum wages would rise from $6.15 to as much as $10.55 an hour under bills lawmakers are examining this week. The proposal's first committee votes could come this week. Two wage experts told a House committee Monday that, despite what opponents say, raising the minimum...
February 26, 2013 - 8:27am