Chiropractor Restriction Passes

Sens. Steve Dille, Paul Koering Anyone hoping to someday make a living as a chiropractor best avoid committing felony-level criminal sexual conduct. The Senate passed a bill Monday authored by Sen. Sharon Erickson Ropes, DFL-Winona, requiring license revocation for conviction of such crimes. Sen. Steve Dille, R-Dassel, expressed concern that the bill could permanently prevent…
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Busy Senate Day

  Sen. Pat Pariseau The Minnesota Senate passed nearly 130 bills during a marathon four-hour stretch Monday before adjourning for a week-long Easter-Passover break. Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller, DFL-Minneapolis, said debate on most of the bills had already taken place during the past few weeks of the legislative session, which allowed senators to plow through…
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House, Senate OK Budget Cuts

  Sen. Rod Skoe’s finger on voting button Gov. Tim Pawlenty plans to sign a budget-cutting bill that plugs a third of Minnesota’s nearly $1 billion deficit. The House and Senate approved the compromise bill cutting $312 million Monday, mostly with Democratic-Farmer-Laborite votes. After a week-long break that started Monday afternoon, lawmakers will return to…
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Some Wait For Congressional Action

Rep. Brita Sailer of Park Rapids Minnesota legislators begin a week-long break Monday afternoon, and many hope the federal government provides them some good fiscal news soon after they return from vacation. But the state’s top finance official says they should not count on Washington riding in on a white horse. If the House and…
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Some Wait For Congressional Action

Rep. Brita Sailer of Park Rapids Minnesota legislators begin a week-long break Monday afternoon, and many hope the federal government provides them some good fiscal news soon after they return from vacation. But the state’s top finance official says they should not count on Washington riding in on a white horse. If the House and…
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