Both the House and Senate want to provide money to respond to the avian flu outbreak, but they’re fighting over language in the bill. Read more →
The Senate bill mirrors Gov. Mark Dayton’s health and human services proposal, but it’s vastly different from a Republican-backed House funding bill that would make about $1 billion in cuts to health and human services programs. Read more →
Supporters of the measure say it’s aimed at protecting parents from being bombarded with mailings after their child is born. But critics say the measure rolls back a law that has been on the books for more than a century. Read more →
Health and Human Services funding bill is revised to show less savings from Minnesota Care, but more savings from verifying public program enrollees are eligible. Read more →
McCollum’s bill would make it much harder for new mining operations in the watershed of the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park. Read more →
Senators agreed to let small brewers and brew pubs sell off-sale beer growlers on Sundays. But Sunday liquor sales appear dead for the session.
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Democrats say eliminating MinnesotaCare doesn’t make sense when the state has a budget surplus. Read more →