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The compromises that occurred with the minimum wage legislation are very evident. The raw numbers are good and necessary, but the indexing portion has left enough ambiguity to throw a wrench to the works.
Had Monday's deal been in place since 1976 (the year lawmakers increased the state minimum to $1.80 an hour), the minimum wage would stand at just $3.91 today, not the current $6.15 (and all calculations assume a governor doesn't override annual increases, a power the deal . . .
Minnesota: During session, governor must sign or veto legislation within 3 days after transmittal (excepting Sundays), or it becomes law without signature. Legislation passed during the last three days of the session must be acted upon by the governor within 14 days of of session adjournment, or it is pocket vetoed.
Governor Dayton told the legislature that they need to come out from behind their desks and face the medical marijuana issue directly. And they have begun.
Hopefully, after this Easter break, this bill will have a "resurrection" of . . .
On WCCO Sunday Morning, Michele Bachmann was a guest...and once again proves that the crazy will not go away.
Fresh off her 6th District send off yesterday, she vaulted into another round of Benghazi fantasy. During the interview she stated that Hillary Clinton failed a test for commander in chief by not sending a rescue party to protect the heroes there.
You have to wonder why a member of the House Intelligence Committee would think that the Secretary of State can authorize troops to undertake a military mission.