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Dayton veto brings GOP counterpunch to governor’s groundwater legacy

Dayton veto brings GOP counterpunch to governor’s groundwater legacy

Dayton vetoed the ag policy bill on Monday. And now, lawmakers are moving toward delaying his agriculture department’s groundwater protection ruleContinue reading

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Dayton vetoes wild rice bill, calls it ‘extreme overreach’

Dayton vetoes wild rice bill, calls it ‘extreme overreach’

Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday vetoed an attempt by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to nullify the state’s wild rice sulfate standardContinue reading

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Big bills, little time: what to watch in the last week

Big bills, little time: what to watch in the last week

It’s the last full week of the Legislature’s 2017 session. What’s left to do? Almost everything. That means lawmakers and lobbyists are expecting a lot of long hours and late days this week.Continue reading

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State park funding proposals don’t keep up with need

State park funding proposals don’t keep up with need

one budget bill moving through the Legislature — for funding state parks — that is likely to bring more broad public passion on lawmakers than the other billsContinue reading

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