Senate staff will get a 3 percent raise plus a one-time payment.
Both chambers have rejected provision requiring search warrant, a key provision pushed by privacy advocates.
A Senate panel on Monday unanimously approved the Women’s Economic Security Act, which funds programs to lure more women into better-paying, male-dominated fields.
Retiring legislators, or those seeking higher office, have left some relatively safe seats open, while other districts’ endorsements have been altered.
The former Republican House Ways and Means chair has filed a lawsuit alleging the funding for a new Senate building and Capitol parking facility in the 2013 omnibus tax bill is unconstitutional. The building is currently scheduled to break ground in February or March.
Meet Sarah Clarke, of the Minnesota State Colleges Student Association.
No bill has faced a more tortuous path this legislative session than a proposal to allow child care workers and personal care assistants to unionize.
The bills, sponsored by Sen. Ann Rest and Rep. Ryan Winkler, increase state limits on the contributions that candidates can receive and the amount of money they can spend.
A proposal to pay for the next installment of the Capitol restoration project with $30 million included in the omnibus tax bill could put the project on hold.
After 10 days of limbo and behind-the-scenes talks at the state Capitol, legislation to boost the state’s solar power industry has passed out of House and Senate committees.
The Minnesota Senate has gotten truly ambitious by pushing a plan to reform the sales tax, broadening the base and reducing the overall sales tax rate. By doing so they can appear to be lowering taxes, while in fact increasing the state’s tax receipts.
In an embarrassing misstep, the Senate’s omnibus tax bill was initially defeated on a 34-32 vote Monday. But after a brief caucus meeting, DFLers returned to the floor and passed the bill on a 35-31 vote.
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