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Pop2itGovernor Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Tuesday, legalizing same-sex marriage in the state of Minnesota. The new law will go into effect August 1....
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As a crowd of thousands roared from the lawn of the state Capitol, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill Tuesday that makes gay marriage legal here come Aug. 1. "What a day for Minnesota!" the Democratic governor...
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Crowds cheered on Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday evening after he signed a bill making Minnesota the 12th state in the nation, and the third in three weeks, to allow same-sex marriage. "Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness certainly includes the...
Tags: Family, Social Issues, Elections, Politics, Same-Sex Marriage
Minnesota is poised to become the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage as the state Senate approved legislation Monday, flooding the Capitol building with cheers from supporters. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton announced that he would sign the bill...
Tags: Family, Social Issues, Government, Same-Sex Marriage, Politics
The Minnesota Senate voted Monday to make gay marriage legal, the last legislative step before Gov. Mark Dayton’s promised signature will make the state the 12th in the U.S. to do so. The Senate vote of 37-30 came four days after the House passed...
Tags: Family, Government, Same-Sex Marriage, Politics, Minority Groups
Minnesota is poised to become the second Midwestern state to legalize same-sex marriage after the state House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that would allow the practice. The House had been considered the measure's toughest hurdle. The...
Tags: Voting, Family, Social Issues, Religion and Belief, Marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Just six months after Minnesota voters turned back an effort to ban gay weddings, lawmakers are poised to make the state the first in the Midwest to pass a law allowing them. The startling shift comes amid a rapid...
Tags: Voting, Family, Social Issues, Democratic Party, Government
A fierce storm hugged the eastern portion of the nation in an icy, wet grip Thursday, spawning strong winds, tornadoes and the possibility of floods through the region where just days ago spring was beginning to bloom. At least one death related to...
The chairwoman of the state panel overseeing Vikings stadium construction said Wednesday that she supports a sales tax on professional sports merchandise as a backup for the financially struggling project. Michele Kelm-Helgen was appointed last year by...
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Minnesota could become the next battleground in the fight over mandatory labels for genetically modified food. Bills were introduced on Feb. 28 in the Minnesota Legislature that would require food manufacturers to label their products to indicate...
Over the years, a steady trickle of Minnesota companies have been coming to South Dakota because of its favorable business climate, but that might turn into a gusher if Gov. Mark Dayton's plan to increase taxes on Minnesota businesses becomes law. At...
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WORTHINGTON, Minn. - On Dec. 10 Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson said on he "got a really good sense of what farmers are thinking" following the fourth of six planned public hearings offered across the state to gather input on...
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