State Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) voted on Wednesday for neutral Real ID language that would allow Minnesotans to board flights and visit their loved ones on military bases without unrelated and controversial immigration issues.
A bill that strips power away from local governments passed the Senate on Thursday by a thin party-line vote.
There are a lot of things that happen on the Senate floor that slide under the radar.
We want to begin by saying thank you.
The Senate’s higher education omnibus bill passed off the floor on Tuesday with disappointing funding levels for the University of Minnesota and MnState college systems.
When we left for Grand Rapids last Friday, I think the three of us weren’t quite sure what to expect. We wanted to talk to locals about what they were thinking, how they viewed St. Paul and the issues that were on the top of their minds.