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Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws

A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.

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Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt

The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.

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Walz, DFL, GOP reach agreement on state surplus spending

The framework deal includes spending on education, health care, human services and public safety, as well as tax cuts.

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MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws

The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.

John Thompson

Rep. John Thompson denies bullying officers, praises St. Paul police

Thompson said officers treated him with "utmost respect."

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Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing

This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?

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Rep. John Thompson once again rejects calls to resign

He spoke briefly Monday morning at a press conference organized by his supporters.

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Marijuana legalization: Minnesota House to vote Thursday

The "historic" vote on the House floor is set for Thursday afternoon.

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MN House passes omnibus public safety bill with police reform measures

The Senate previously passed its omnibus public safety bill without police accountability legislation.

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Recreational marijuana bill passes its first MN House committee

The bill would allow people 21 and older to use marijuana legally, with restrictions.

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MN House Republicans condemn violence in DC, rhetoric in St. Paul

"Those who made threats of violence at the rally in St. Paul should be investigated and held accountable," the letter states.

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House DFL demand GOPers who attended local rally denounce threats, rhetoric

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler said if they don't denounce the threats they "need to be held accountable."

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Ex-state Rep. Nick Zerwas describes terrifying experience with COVID-19

Zerwas spent time in an ICU ward receiving supplemental oxygen.

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Minnesota House DFLers postpone event that involves candidate John Thompson

Thompson made strong, divisive remarks outside Lt. Bob Kroll's home in Hugo last month, leading to calls for the DFL to drop its support for the candidate.

Scott Jensen

Following misinformation claims, Dr. Scott Jensen says medical board's investigation is over

The state lawmaker went viral earlier in the pandemic due to comments he made about death certificates.