In recent days, the legislation’s fee structure — especially how fees on opioid makers would sunset should the state win settlement against the companies — have emerged as the main threat to the bill.
His middle-class, working-class background will distinguish him from his opponents, he said.
Accompanied by singing supporters and chanting protesters, Gov. Mark Dayton praised the bipartisan effort that led to final passage.
A Vikings’ stadium bill, at death’s door, is now alive and well and likely will be moving toward a floor vote.
Capitol insiders see more political reasons for legislators to avoid the controversial issue than to take it on.
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After redistricting, state Rep. Carol McFarlane says she’ll run for a fourth term and House Majority Leader Matt Dean has to decide if he’ll run against her.
The Minnesota Senate voted along party lines Monday to reject the confirmation of Public Utilities Commission Chairwoman Ellen Anderson, a move top Republicans broadcast late last week.