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Housing stability program takes focus with state budget surplus

More than $1 billion in proposed spending over the next three fiscal years is part of Gov. Tim Walz’s housing stability package.

Broadband internet access expanding statewide, but officials say many rural areas still underserved

State officials reported that 88.5% of households statewide have access to high-speed broadband internet service — but that percentage drops to 75% in Greater Minnesota.

Citing health risks, House panel hears plan to remove lead drinking water service lines from MN homes

HF2650 would establish a grant program aimed at replacing the privately owned portion of all residential lead drinking water service lines in Minnesota, and pay for that work by appropriating $30 million from the General Fund each year until 2032.

House lawmakers consider plan offering new way to prevent crime in MN cities

Proposals in HF2724 would fund community-based crime-prevention, create new public safety office.

State’s fixer-uppers are a big part of Walz's bonding request

Borrow now, save later. That’s a foundational philosophy in Gov. Tim Walz’s recommendations for $2.73 billion in bonding projects, which were presented to the House Capital Investment Committee Tuesday.

Proposed constitutional amendment would make gender equality a fundamental right

HF726 proposes a constitutional amendment to include a new section that would state: “Equality under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of gender.”

The whole picture: Should inflation be included on both sides of the budget forecast ledger?

HF2577 would require inflation be included for all expenses when a budget forecast is calculated.

House labor panel approves extended frontline workers’ compensation presumption

Many frontline workers would have their presumed COVID-19 workers’ compensation covered until May 2023 under a bill a House committee approved Jan. 31 on a party-line vote.

As lawmakers reconvene, what shape will 2022 session take?

At midday Monday, Minnesota’s House of Representatives was called to order for the first time in 2022 with about half of its members in the House Chamber and the others participating via video from various locales.

Legislative leaders set 2022 committee deadlines

Legislators and the public officially know the timeline for getting bills through the committee process this session.

2022 Session Preview: A surplus surprise — and no shortage of ideas

When we last saw the Legislature in action, it was putting the final touches on a biennial budget that took effect minutes later.

Rep. Rena Moran will seek Ramsey County Board seat in 2022

The chair of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee will not be seeking re-election to the House in November.

Christensen will not run for re-election to House in 2022

Rep. Shelley Christensen (DFL-Stillwater) announced Thursday that she will not run for re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2022.

After lone House term, Rasmusson aims for Senate seat

Rep. Jordan Rasmusson (R-Fergus Falls) announced Wednesday that he will seek election to a different legislative chamber.

Walz unveils record $2.73 billion capital investment proposal

Gov. Tim Walz has a simple message for legislators wanting to put together a capital investment package this year: Go big.

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