The GOP managed to wrest control of the House from the DFL, but that is scant solace given that the party won’t have another chance at statewide office until 2018.Read More »
Another audit of MNsure has been teed up. This time, it's from the feds.
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1) Republican lawmakers flew around the state on Monday to denounce the DFL’s control of state government, the Duluth News Tribune reports. Marking the beginning of serious campaign season, the GOP legislative leaders trashed Democrats for spending and tax increases, ...Read More »
1) The Senate will release the last remaining proposal to fund public infrastructure on Monday, filling in the final set of blanks that will precede a potential end-of-session deal. House and Senate Democrats will be publicly negotiating around an $850 ...Read More »
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 7-3, across party lines, to move the languishing proposal forward. It has so far passed one committee in the House. Sen. Scott Dibble, the measure's chief Senate sponsor, called the proposal a "responsible bill."
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DFL U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan overtaking Republican challenger Stewart Mills in contributions for the first time in two quarters for the competitive 8th Congressional District race.Read More »
1) Deloitte Consulting will take on a roughly $5 million contract to fix MNsure, the exchange announced on Wednesday. The exchange’s choice of Deloitte came out last week, and it was one of seven companies who submitted proposals to the state, ...Read More »
The most important spending to many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, a 5 percent pay hike for home and community-based services workers, will cost a projected $91 million.
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1.) Gov. Mark Dayton signed $440 million in tax cuts into law late Friday, reports the Pioneer Press. It followed a day in which both DFL-led chambers of the Legislature gave the bill final passage by votes of 58-5 (Senate) ...
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