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In a conference call this week, the leadership at Minnesota Milk Producers Association voted unanimously to support a six-month window between the deadline for making the annual sign-up decision and the beginning of a coverage period for any margin insurance program to be included in the farm bill.
State Senators Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake and Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria are critical of DFL leadership for not giving nursing homes, group homes, and their employees a long overdue and adequate pay raise.
Alexandria is not the only city asking the state Legislature for a new way to pay for street projects.
New street improvement district legislation has received the endorsement from 75 city councils from all regions of the state, according to the League of Minnesota Cities, which also supported the measure.
State Representative Jay McNamar, DFL-Elbow Lake, released details on Wednesday about a $250 million property tax relief package for Minnesotans.
He said it includes direct property tax relief to homeowners and renters in west central Minnesota and modernizes the state’s local government aid formula, including additional property tax relief to communities across Minnesota.
Scammers who convince older Minnesotans to send money to people they think they are helping are targeted by a new bill.
“These scams continue to be a growing problem and we need to do all that we can to combat them,” said Representative Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights.
Don Davis and Danielle Killey, Forum News Service
, March 29, 2013
Many Minnesotans may be perfectly happy to see sex offenders tossed behind bars, with jailers throwing away the keys.
However, a federal judge says the system Minnesota uses is so close to the throw-away-the-key philosophy that it violates the U.S. Constitution.
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