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• Lawmakers hear from farmers, steel  industry, Amtrak, power companies about delays on lines by Jim Boyle Editor The topic of train congestion pulled into the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday. Lawmakers, including Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, sat through a 4 1/2-hour joint Minnesota House and Senate hearing Sept. 30 on Minnesota’s rail system, railroad […]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Charges of rich guys in $3,000 suits strong-arming the legislative process and of unspoken forces attempting to run out the clock on the Vikings stadium initiative ricocheted within the Senate on Tuesday (May 8) during a lengthy, sometime emotional stadium floor debate. “There was a lot of passionate feelings […]

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