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Dec 11, 2015

Capitol Retort: Trump, the U, schools and warmth

Fresh perspectives on recent news events from Nekima Levy-Pounds, Greg Davids, Ryan Winkler and Amy Koch.

Nov 20, 2015

Capitol Retort: Syrians, sessions, protests and departures

A fresh perspective on recent news events from Ryan Winkler, Amy Koch, Javier Morillo and Greg Davids.

Nov 4, 2015

Flanagan joins House in ‘a class of one’

Peggy Flanagan, running unopposed, won a House seat in a special election in District 46A.

Oct 30, 2015

Capitol Retort: Mines, cops, milestones and costumes

Insights on recent news events from Ryan Winkler, Pat Garofalo, Don Ness and Amy Koch.

Jun 24, 2015

Flanagan ‘not putting the cart before the horse’ in 46A

DFLer Peggy Flanagan will appear alone on the ballot after her rival missed the deadline.

Jun 19, 2015

Rep. Winkler looks back at his legislative career

In July, Winkler will follow his wife to Europe for at least for the foreseeable future.

May 22, 2015

Progressive stalwart Winkler leaving House

The five-term Democrat announced that he would vacate his seat effective this summer for personal reasons.

Apr 15, 2014

To cheers, Dayton signs minimum wage bill

The signing ceremony, which was held before a packed crowd in the Capitol rotunda, had all the hallmarks of an election night celebration as Dayton and top DFL legislative leaders took turns at the dais to celebrate the state’s first such hike in nearly decade.

Apr 11, 2014

House, Senate send $9.50 minimum wage bill to Dayton’s desk

Dayton's signature would set the state on a path to have one of the highest minimum wages in the country.

Apr 7, 2014

DFL leaders announce minimum wage deal

The stalemate between DFLers in the House and Senate over the minimum wage ended Monday as leadership from both chambers announced a deal to bump the minimum wage to $9.50 over the next three years.

Mar 28, 2014

The Capitol Note: House offers another tax-cuts package

The bill was amended only slightly during Thursday's proceedings.

Mar 7, 2014

The Capitol Note: Dayton’s supplemental budget includes tax cuts, boost to reserves

The governor’s pitch devotes $616 million – fully half of the state’s projected $1.2 billion surplus – to tax rollbacks.

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