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Republicans vote down mask mandate for MN Senate floor

Instead, they want to "strongly encourage" that people wear masks.

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MN Senate GOP takes steps to keep majority in case of a Klobuchar cabinet position

Paul Gazelka introduced a motion Tuesday to make independent Sen. David Tomassoni president pro tempore of the Senate.

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Planned in-person inauguration event for DFL senators criticized amid COVID risk

A handful of newly elected state senators are slated to attend the Jan. 5 event.

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Report: Gazelka refuses to reveal total COVID cases in GOP outbreak

The senate majority leader is under fire for his handling of the situation.

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2 Minnesota senators quit DFL Caucus to become independents

The Iron Range senators said this move will help them better serve their districts.

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'Disgusting': DFL senators say GOP failed to disclose COVID-19 outbreak

Dems say "NO ONE in the DFL nor non-partisan staff was told."

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Minnesota House passes $1.9 billion public works bill

The bill now heads to the Republican-controlled Senate.

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3 MN Republicans ask Department of Justice to investigate MPD

They don't believe the state Department of Human Rights can conduct an unbiased investigation.