Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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Do Democrats and Republicans disagree on everything?
Ingebrigtsen said Legislature needs time to digest bill
No details yet on who would benefit
322 Douglas County residents affected
State aid for new stadium unlikely
The Minnesota House passed a bill March 23 that would allow employers to pay a lower wage to workers who make more than $4 per hour in tips. The bill, represents an effort by the Republican-controlled House to blunt the minimum-wage increases passed last year by the Democratic Legislature and governor. Gov. Mark Dayton called last year’s minimum-wage increase “one of the best things that Minnesota has done. Under the bill, employers could pay the current minimum wage of $8 per hour to workers who earn an average of at least $12 per hour in pay and tips.
Legislation would clarify immunity laws
Osakis woman disagrees, says family was harmed by hog feedlot
Ingebrigtsen introduces bill to find suspects more quickly
Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters, and they have been heard. Legislators are looking into...