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minnesota.publicradio.org — by Tim Pugmire, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. - Republicans in the Minnesota House have blocked an $800 million package of public construction projects from moving forward this year, including the next phase of renovation work on the State Capitol. The DFL-backed bonding bill fell short of the 81-vote supermajority needed for passage.
minnesota.publicradio.org — by Tim Pugmire, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. - With just four full days of the legislative session remaining, state lawmakers are still negotiating most of their budget bills. Significant differences also remain in the tax bill, and DFL leaders appear willing to throw in the towel on a minimum wage increase.
minnesota.publicradio.org — Posted at 11:15 AM on May 16, 2013 by Tim Pugmire ( 0 Comments) Filed under: MN Legislature, Mark Dayton A proposed increase in the state's minimum is looking less certain this session. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, said the issue was discussed this morning during a meeting with Gov.
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