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Tipping point: House passes lower minimum wage for tipped workers

Should Minnesota’s tipped workers have the same minimum wage as those who don’t get tips? On Tuesday night, the House passed a bill that would let businesses pay those tip-earning...

March 24, 2015

MN Republicans propose $7B in road and bridge repair, with no tax hikes

Sen. Pederson & Minority Leader Hann praise Road & Bridge Act of ’15. “This is a game changer.” – Sen. Hann. #mnleg pic.twitter.com/veOo0ME1rF — MN Jobs Coalition...

March 23, 2015

MN United Fans

How A Soccer-Specific Stadium Might Get Built In Minnesota

What could public involvement for an urban, soccer-specific facility look like if local politicians' "no" doesn’t necessarily mean "no"?

March 23, 2015

Pioneer Press

What The Impending Sale Of The Pioneer Press' Parent Company Could Mean For The Paper

One possibility for cost-cutting by the new owners is reducing the number of days a week the paper is actually printed.

March 19, 2015

Dayton to spend extra $866M from budget surplus on free pre-K care, tax cuts

Governor Mark Dayton has revealed an extra $866 million in state spending proposals over the next two years as a result of a higher-than-expected budget surplus. At a news conference Tuesday...

March 17, 2015

CenturyLink

Minneapolis Contends With Differing Laws, Equity Issues As It Moves To Add Cable Competition

CenturyLink has applied to compete with Comcast for cable customers but its application might force the city to choose between following state law or following federal law.

March 17, 2015

Dayton calls for review of MNsure; House panel votes to drop it

Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday he wants a top-to-bottom review of MNsure, the statewide health care insurance exchange, and would be open to a variety of solutions to make it work better – up to and...

March 16, 2015

Dayton to farmers: Support buffer zones, or watch our waters become cesspools

Governor Mark Dayton has laid down the gauntlet to farmers, telling them to support his plans for “buffer zones” – or watch Minnesota’s waterways becoming “cesspools.”...

March 13, 2015

EPA

Why The EPA's Clean Power Plan Makes Even Green Minnesota A Little Nervous

The new regulations set aggressive carbon-emissions reduction targets for Minnesota — that is, if they are even legal.

March 12, 2015

How Part Of The Metrodome Ended Up 1,800 Miles From Minneapolis

240 Metrodome seats have improbably ended up in Oregon.

March 09, 2015

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