The Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday put price tags on projects in Gov. Dayton’s roads and bridges proposal. Dayton wants a gas tax increase, opposed by Republicans. Read more →
Up to 30,000 emails sent to members of the Minnesota House since August by the advocacy group Howling for Wolves did not go through, the group said Wednesday. Read more →
Republican delegates on Saturday declined to endorse state Rep. Jenifer Loon, R-Eden Prairie, who was one of four House Republicans who voted in favor of same-sex marriage. The Minnesota Family Council claimed victory in a press release after the convention delegates in Eden Prairie decided not to endorse anyone for the 48B District race. “Minnesotans Read more →
Minnesota senators will soon see a boost in their monthly expense reimbursements. Language approved Monday by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration would allow each senator $200 per month for telecommunication expenses, up from the current $125. Senators living more than 50 miles from the Capitol would also be able to claim as much Read more →
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The proposal would add about 3.5 cents to a beer and a dime to a glass of wine or shot of liquor
The national popular vote proposal is headed to the House floor.
Wrapping up the week
Brown says his group still wants amendment defining marriage in Minnesota.
An analysis of the marriage amendment vote shows that many DFL lawmakers represent districts that voted yes, and sometimes overwhelmingly so.