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Jun 20, 2012

Pro-photo ID group slightly outraises lead group opposing amendment

The main group supporting a constitutional amendment to require people to show photo identification at the polls has so far slightly outraised the lead DFL group in opposition.

Apr 4, 2012

Legislature approves Voter ID constitutional amendment

The measure, carried by Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer in the House and Sen. Scott Newman in the Senate, will now officially head to the ballot this fall.

Mar 16, 2012

Voter ID amendment poised to pass both chambers

Hopes for a last-ditch legislative deal that would avert a GOP constitutional amendment to require photo identification at the polls all but expired last week when no Republican lawmakers showed up to stand with Gov. Mark Dayton at a news conference on the subject.

Feb 14, 2012

Minnesota ACLU board targets constitutional amendments

The ACLU board filed papers has establishing Vote No 2012, an effort to defeating amendments from same-sex marriage and right to work to proposals that would restrict tax increases and spending.

Feb 7, 2012

Religious leaders push back on Voter ID

More than a dozen religious leaders delivered a letter signed by hundreds of their counterparts to legislative leaders hoping to keep Voter ID off the ballot this fall.

Jan 19, 2012

GOP eyes constitutional amendment on state spending in 2012

By most accounts, a constitutional amendment to make it harder to raise taxes was a key sweetener offered by House Republican leaders last summer in their efforts to entice the chamber’s most conservative members into voting for the budget deal that ended Minnesota’s historic government shutdown.

Aug 23, 2011

IP joins anti-gay marriage amendment coalition

The Independence Party's joining of Minnesotans United for All Families is the latest sign the group will comprise a broad swath politically active groups.

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