STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Chatter: Opioids Still Topic of Legislative Conversation
How to deal with opioid abuse is one of those issues that everyone agrees needs legislation, but they cannot agree on details.
Many Democrats and at least some Republicans say drug companies that mak... Posted on 4/30/18 at 9:06 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Unauthorized
For some, it willprobablyopen a scab woundthat has just barely started toheal. A few of us got a firstlook Sunday night at the still unfinished "The Fighting Sioux: Unauthorized" movie. (I've seen sev... Posted on 6/5/17 at 9:54 AM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Legislative Update from School Board President
By Fargo Board of Education President Robin Nelson
We are just past the halfway point of the 2015 North Dakota legislative session. The Fargo Board of Education members and administrative staff are... Posted on 3/15/15 at 9:10 AM
FREEDOM RESOURCE CENTER Freedom Friday: Human Services in North Dakota
The North Dakota Legislature is entering what could be considered the final stretch of the Interim session, the two years between the conventional 80 day legislative sessions. The interim is a time fo... Posted on 4/18/14 at 9:18 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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