STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Another Day, Another Missed Legislative Deadline
Minnesota legislators missed their second deadline in two days Wednesday morning, May 24, leaving much of the state's $46 billion, two-year budget undone.
And House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, menti... Posted on 5/24/17 at 9:35 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH AMY DALRYMPLE ND Legislators Plan Study of Gas Royalty Deductions
BISMARCK A dispute between the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands and the oil industry over gas royalty payments will become part of a legislative management study under a bill lawmakers approved... Posted on 4/26/17 at 7:24 PM
STAFF BLOG MIKE MCFEELY Despite Discriminatory Law, Games Will Go on in S.D.
FARGO -- Worry not, North Dakota State and Minnesota State University Moorhead sports fans who want to travel to Sioux Falls, S.D., for postseason tournaments. South Dakotas legislature might have leg... Posted on 3/31/17 at 7:23 AM
ST. PAUL – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the state’s medical marijuana bill into law. The bill creates a patient registry under the Department of Health relating to the therapeutic use of medical cannabis.
ST. PAUL – It’s no longer a crime in Minnesota to carry fruit in an illegally sized container. The state’s telegraph regulations are gone. And it’s legal to drive a car in neutral – if you can figure out how to do it.
Bill Salisbury, St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 27, 2014
Minnesota on Tuesday became the first state to ensure that dogs and cats used in laboratory testing be offered for adoption. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Supplemental Budget Bill containing the Beagle Freedom Law.
ST. PAUL -- American Indian veterans will be honored Thursday with a memorial plaque placed on the Minnesota Capitol grounds. The plaque will be dedicated to all American Indian veterans who have served in peacetime and in war.
ST. PAUL - Pipe dreams expressed early in the 2014 Minnesota legislative session gave way to pipelines as it neared an end Friday night. The House adjourned for the year at 8:59 p.m. Friday, with the Senate following at 10:13 p.m. after two pipeline issues were settled in the final day.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota is on the cusp of joining more than 20 states in legalizing medical marijuana. The state Senate voted 46-16 on Friday for a bill that would provide marijuana in the form of liquids and pills to terminally ill patients and those with eight serious medical conditions.
Christopher Snowbeck, St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 16, 2014
ST. PAUL - Minnesota representatives approved a pair of public works funding bills spending more than $1 billion early today as lawmakers head toward what they hope is adjournment for the year in the coming hours.
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