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... for improvements in states' election cybersecurity. Every state will receive at least $3 million with adjustments for population, Klobuchar said at a news conference Thursday in Minneapolis. Minnesota was among 21 states where voter databases were targeted by entities linked to the Russian government ...
In Minnesota over the past year, industries adding the most jobs were education and health services, with 8,451 new positions. Other sectors with job growth were government, up 7,360; construction, up 4,867; trade, transportation and utilities, up 3,627; leisure and hospitality, up 1,193; manufacturing, ...

With a population estimate of almost 5.6 million people as of July, Minnesota as a whole gained 51,556 people, or an increase of less than 1 percent, from 2016 to 2017. Growth has been steady in the 2010s — the Census reported Minnesota had about 5.3 million in 2010. Estimates indicate the state has ...
It would require some able-bodied people to work if they receive government-funded health care. "An arbitrary line is being drawn about who is worthy and who is not worthy of getting health care," said Reitmeier, CEO of Crookston-based Northwestern Mental Health Center. She said the bill, if it becomes ...
She ruled that the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act includes a provision that incorporates federal law and defers to it. Her ruling is the first of its kind in Minnesota that evaluates the balance between state and federal public information laws. She cited precedents in two appellate courts, including ...
If there was a Venn diagram that included circles labeled “reality TV,” “Minnesota government,” and “dead animals,” the very center would be the Minnesota DNR's Eagle Cam. ... The Minnesota DNR Eagle Cam is a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week live feed of an eagle's nest tended by one eagle mom.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lobbyists spent tens of millions of dollars last year to influence government officials in Minnesota. That's according to a report from a public agency tracking the money. What did it get? One of the biggest protests in 2017 stemmed from a state Capitol vote on the Enbridge crude oil ...
ST. PAUL — A controversial permit system that limits when Minnesota landowners can mow roadside ditches allows noxious weeds to grow, a Minnesota state representative says. So Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, is behind a bill to force governments at all levels to exterminate weeds on their ...
... featuring an array of scientists, academic experts, government leaders, resort owners, anglers, innovators and others in the AIS battle, is open to the public. And for the first time, those that can't attend in person can attend remotely online by streaming the summit. On the final day of the event, Minnesota ...
The Minnesota Student Association, the undergraduate student government at the University of Minnesota, works on a multitude of issues each year. Various committees within MSA are managed by the administrative leaders of the body. Leaders work diligently, advocating for students to University officials, ...

... Administration to seek a routine extension to ensure Minnesotans can continue to travel on airplanes using their normal IDs," Torkelson said in a statement. "We fully expect an extension to be granted by the federal government." Minnesota has sought — and been granted — extensions for Real ID before ...
Stability in government services is an asset as Minnesota seeks to attract talent and business investment, and a fiscally healthy state government is able to command lower interest rates in the bond market, saving taxpayers money. Leaders of the Republican majorities were more bullish on the state's fiscal ...
Slocum has written the most egregious gun control bill we've seen in a generation here in Minnesota,” said Bryan Strawser, chairman of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus PAC. “The bill essentially bans most semi-automatic firearms, prohibits them from being bought or sold, and stops them from being ...
North Minneapolis has “a nutritional gap” that has been getting more attention recently. With Appetite for Change, Green Garden Bakery and Kindred Kitchen, there is now a market that has healthy food with a deli and bakery, fresh produce and daily cooked meat. North Market also addresses health ...
During that meeting, Governor Dayton and Secretary Nielsen discussed Minnesota's progress toward compliance with the federal government's REAL ID requirements. “Minnesota is on track to meet the October 2018 deadline for issuing REAL IDs. Our office remains in regular communication with DHS to ...
In this Feb. 16, 2018, photo, Andy Cilek poses with a Tea Party shirt at his home in Eden Prairie, Minn. Cilek was one of two voters who defied elections officials after he was asked to cover up a tea-party shirt and button. A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other ...
An analysis of Minnesota's state and local government workforce found that it had the fifth most productive workforce in the U.S. in 2016. The analysis, written by J. Scott Moody of Key Policy Data, measures states based on the number of government employees each state has when compared to the private ...
Two state lawmakers and a Minnesota U.S. senator resigned from their jobs last year in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and improper conduct. New data show that the legislative branch is not the only state government area with workplace behavior problems. Despite an anti-sexual ...
"The people of Minnesota paying for the government are not making these kind of increases." Simonson said in October that the panel was micromanaging the issue. "We can afford this." All six Republicans on the House-Senate committee voted against the contracts. Unions have criticized Republican ...


 

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