Frank Orton made sure Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton understands problems he faces in competing against North Dakota stores.
The Minnesota House will debate guns.
Elderly and disabled Minnesotans likely would be most hurt by proposed cuts to the state’s health and human services budget that caught many lawmakers by surprise, some advocates say.
House members could soon debate whether companies have to pay unemployment through an entire employee lockout, such as the one at American Crystal Sugar.
Senate Democrats do not want to place an income tax surcharge on the richest of the rich, but they are looking into expanding a new tax the governor wants on the top 2 percent of Minnesota earners.