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Senators approve additional Brodkorb legal bills

There was no audible dissent from Democrats as the committee voted to approve the additional $90,000 in fees, pushing total legal costs in the case over the $200,000 mark. Brodkorb is suing the chamber after he was suddenly fired last December. Brodkorb was having an affair with his boss, former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.

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Legislature passes disaster relief bill

The state House and Senate on Friday afternoon expeditiously passed flood and wind relief funding for northern Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton quickly signed the bill into law. Legislators steered clear of divisive, non-disaster related issues.

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Flood session prep: Ready, set, fight

In the past week state lawmakers have inched toward a special session to deal with flood damage in northeastern Minnesota, but the movement has been marked by repeated Republican objections to the size and specific details of the $190 million relief bill proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration.

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Chamber right-to-work question stirs confusion

When so-called right-to-work legislation came up for a floor vote in March, Sen. Jeremy Miller was the only Republican to vote against the proposal. Although it was merely a procedural vote to send the proposed constitutional amendment to a different committee, organized labor was grateful for the freshman legislator’s public opposition.

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