• Tan free teen bill passes a House Committee

    Wednesday, Mar 5 at 11:02 PM

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A bill that would ban teens under the age of 18 from using tanning beds has passed a Minnesota House Committee.

  • Synthetics legislation passes first test at the capitol

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Representative Simonson told the Public Safety Finance and Policy House Committee that while the Last Place on Earth in Duluth is now closed, the effort to combat synthetics is just beginning.

  • Medical Marijuana bill clears hurdle in Minnesota House

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A proposed measure that would legalize medicinal marijuana in Minnesota is picking up steam in this short legislative session. Tuesday night, the bill was put to its first test during a hearing that offered emotional testimony from those who would benefit from it the most.

  • House committee to hold hearing on medical marijuana bill

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A Minnesota House Committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday on the controversial Medical Marijuana bill.

  • Students, advocates push for tougher anti-bullying law

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - OutFront Minnesota, a LGBT rights organization, hosted a Youth Summit to send a message to lawmakers about the "Safe and Supportive Schools Act."

  • Lawmakers push for West Duluth tourism tax

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - State legislation introduced by Northland lawmakers, calls for an additional sales tax of up to one-half of one percent.

  • Overall MN property taxes to drop in 2014, budget officials say

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - On the heels of the surplus news Friday, Minnesota budget officials announced taxes paid by property owners dropped for the first time in 12 years.

  • Minnesota's $1.2B budget surplus: What to do with it?

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The February budget and economic forecast released Friday shows Minnesota carries a $1.2 billion surplus for fiscal years 2014-2015.

  • MN lawmakers push for better broadband access

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The $100 million dollar grant introduced Thursday in St. Paul aims to help providers or communities install fiber optic cable to stretch high speed internet into rural parts of the state.

  • MN Senate approves emergency heating assistance

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Thousands of low income households will be able to keep the heat on this winter following a vote Thursday by the Minnesota Senate.

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