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Gov. Dayton Appoints Sen. Katie Sieben to Public Utilities Commission, Appoints Commissioner Nancy Lange as Chair

Gov. Dayton Appoints Sen. Katie Sieben to Public Utilities Commission, Appoints Commissioner Nancy Lange as Chair

Governor Dayton Appoints Senator Katie Sieben to Public Utilities Commission, Appoints Commissioner Nancy Lange as ChairContinue reading

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What 2017 holds for Minnesota

What 2017 holds for Minnesota

The new year brings with it a great opportunity for our elected officials to seek out what brings us together as a people and show that some things are bigger than politicsContinue reading

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Senator Concerned About Lack of Minn. Schools Testing for Lead in Water

Senator Concerned About Lack of Minn. Schools Testing for Lead in Water

Investigation that found nearly 25 percent of the 600 Minnesota schools surveyed are not following state guidelines for water testing for leadContinue reading

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Dayton takes action to protect pollinators

Dayton takes action to protect pollinators

Nicotine-based insecticides known as neonicotinoids are effective against a variety of pests, so they’re widely used, but a growing body of research shows the insecticides harm beesContinue reading

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Everyone has a hand in helping water quality

Everyone has a hand in helping water quality

But what may become his singular legacy will be his commitment to improving and protecting the state’s water resources. Dayton has kept water issues front and center in recent years. He championed the buffer lawContinue reading

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No Special Session to save bonding, tax bills

No Special Session to save bonding, tax bills

Dayton said he has given up hope of calling a special legislative session to pass tax breaks and millions of dollars in statewide construction projects after last-ditch negotiations with legislative leaders failed to break the deadlockContinue reading

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Lawmaker’s View: Minnesota can follow Germany’s lead in combatting climate change

Lawmaker’s View: Minnesota can follow Germany’s lead in combatting climate change

…emission reduction goals set by the government. We were able to visit a number of renewable energy… German municipalities, just like ours here in Minnesota, account for the greatest share of energyContinue reading

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Bipartisan agreement on Minnesota water policy

Bipartisan agreement on Minnesota water policy

One tool to improve water quality is increasing the amount of agricultural land that has perennial cover. Perennial crops need a market and Minnesota is taking steps to achieve thatContinue reading

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Clean water stuck in a Legislative mess

Clean water stuck in a Legislative mess

The disconnect on natural resource issues between many of the state’s legislators, including some DFLers, and the public at large is, and has long been, obvious.Continue reading

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More to do at Legislature

More to do at Legislature

The 2016 Legislative Session has concluded, and while we accomplished a great deal, I’ll readily admit that we’ve got more to do.Continue reading

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