STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Deep Divisions Surface Over Medicaid Work Requirement
Shauna Reitmeier sat at a Minnesota Senate committee table telling lawmakers the bill they were considering would hurt mentally ill patients she serves.
Sitting inches to her right Thursday, March 29... Posted on 3/30/18 at 10:04 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 8:54 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 6:24 PM
DOING IT DOWNTOWN Take a Breath, Then Continue the Human Rights Song
Take a Breath, Then Continue
the Human Rights Song
BY ROBYN ROHDE
These adjectives and many more were uttered by a small group of people meeting recently to find out what... Posted on 2/24/17 at 4:30 PM
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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