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Republicans expand majority in Minnesota House, have one-seat lead in Senate

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services Republicans retained control of the Minnesota House of Representatives on Election Day, enlarging their majority by three seats to 76-57. Minnesota voters also appear to have handed control of the Senate to … Continue reading

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2016 Minnesota House of Representatives Election Directory available online

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services The 2016 Minnesota House of Representatives Election Directory is now available at http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/elecdir16.pdf. Besides photos and some bio information, you’ll find demographic information about the new House and a pronunciation guide for … Continue reading

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“Capitol Report” returns with look at state’s changing demographics

Source: Senate Media Service Senate Media Services’ “Capitol Report”┬áprogram returns to PBS stations this weekend. The program has been in hiatus for two years following the closing of the State Capitol studio. Thanks to the Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA) … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate includes additional money for education in its supplemental budget target

As we reported yesterday, the Minnesota Senate announced their supplemental budget targets, providing $48.2 million for the education committee to spend. Within minutes of the press conference announcing the targets, the Senate Education Finance Committee walked through their omnibus education … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate Education Committee to look at reducing standardized tests

The Minnesota Senate Education Committee is meeting 1 p.m. today (Monday, October 26) to discuss school testing. The agenda includes Reduction of state-required standardized tests. An update from Minnesota Board of Teaching on the MTLE. GED test status. The meeting … Continue reading

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