Although the flurry of activity in advance of Thursday’s first committee deadline has paused – and the MNLARS debate may temporarily return to a slow simmer – another self-imposed cutoff is already approaching.
The second committee deadline – when committees must act favorably on bills, or companions of bills, that met the first deadline in the other body, is March 29, and the House begins its Easter/Passover break the following day.
But before looking ahead let’s take a look at what you may have missed this week.
Although the flurry of activity in advance of Thursday’s first committee deadline has paused – and the MNLARS debate may temporarily return to a slow simmer – another self-impos...
With an estimated 6,000 cemeteries, recorded and unrecorded, throughout Minnesota, Rep. Bob Dettmer (R-Forest Lake) believes it’s time to figure out how to support, maintain and improve neglected burial areas.
With a goal to improve transparency and clarity, Minnesota could be changing the way it evaluates schools and school district performance.
HF3611 would bar disarming police officers who aren't under investigation or subject to disciplinary action.
Gov. Dayton signs legislation that would appropriate $10 million for more MNLARS fixes and strict oversight of the project’s progress.
As the relentless wave of school violence continues, lawmakers continue to propose a range of options to help school districts stop it. Sponsored by Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Ede...
A close committee vote means certain Minnesotans still can’t cast a ballot. Under current law, a person convicted of a felony cannot vote while behind bars or out on probati...
Autopsies for a sizeable portion of the state’s population could be performed at a new Hennepin County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
A bill would make a number of policy and technical changes to statutes, including a revision that would expand access to Beginning Farmer Tax Credits to spouses and family members of farmers.
Tobacco lawsuit settlement money may keep going toward statewide smoking cessation. The House Health and Human Services Reform Committee approved HF3291, as amended, Thursda...
The latest numbers are a $517 million swing from the November forecast
The state’s latest economic forecast projects a budget deficit of $188 million for the current two-year biennium, and a $586 million deficit for the 2020-21 biennium
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