The Minnesota House likely will approve a minimum wage increase later this week, after a committee Monday expanded the bill’s reach by doubling state-required parental leave for a new child.
Rural-urban divide continues as session nears end.
Minnesota’s 2014 governor race is underway.
Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised to change how the state takes care of its elderly, disabled and poor.
Minnesota senators joined the House on Thursday night in voting to eliminate a law requiring students to pass a test before graduating high school.