John Marty

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Name: John Marty
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota and mining: Our children, our waters and wild rice are political pawns

This is Minnesota’s watershed moment, literally and figuratively.The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announcement came just two weeks before public comments were due for PolyMet’s Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement. PolyMet ’s ... [Published MinnPost - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Wild Rice, Mercury, Mining
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota needs a recycling jump-start

Yogurt and margarine tubs are “all in” now in St. Paul. Same goes for deli plastic containers and transparent produce shells. You can put them in the same curbside recycling bin as your cereal boxes and this newspaper (after reading it thoroughly, of ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota Senate health committee tables medical marijuana proposal

ST. PAUL - Two days after Gov. Mark Dayton chided lawmakers for “hiding behind their desks” on the medical marijuana issue, a bill to give some patients access to cannabis got its first hearing Thursday in the state Senate.ST. PAUL - Two days after Gov. ... [Published Fargo Forum - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Marijuana bill tabled until holiday break

Wyatt Hauser's grandpa Neal Hutzler tried to comfort him as his mom Jessica Hauser prepared to testify before the committee.  Wyatt was born with a severe form of epilepsy called infantile spasms.  After trying many medical treatments that were ineffective ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Minn. minimum wage rise nears approval

Legislation to increase Minnesota's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour and allow for inflationary increases in future years is a vote away from making it through both chambers.The state Senate passed the measure today by a vote of 35-21. If approved by the ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota Senate approves $9.50 an hour minimum wage bill

In short order the Minnesota Senate on Wednesday approved a long fought measure to hike Minnesota's minimum wage from one of the nation's lowest to one of its highest.The measure, slated to be ready for Gov. Mark Dayton 's signature this week, would increase ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Allow Atheist Wedding Officiants

Minnesota state Sen. John Marty (D) introduced a bill on Friday to amend the state’s existing statute on civil marriages to allow atheists and humanists to preside over wedding ceremonies.The bill would grant "solemnization authorization," which includes ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

UFCW Members in Minnesota Lobby Their Legislators

UFCW Local 653 and 1189 members met with their legislators in St. Paul, Minn., to talk about increasing the minimum wage and other issues important to working families.Members from UFCW Locals 653 and 1189 talked with their Representatives at the State ... [Published UFCW - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

A proposed $150K study would analyze ND's oil boom to benefit Minn.'s economic competitiveness

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A proposed $150,000 study would examine how Minnesota could leverage the North Dakota oil boom for its own benefit.The research would not focus "just on the effects (of the boom), but also how we can possibly benefit and position ourselves ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pet breeder regulations advance in MN Legislature

Similar bills have been debated for at least seven years, without passing. But this year bills are moving through the House and Senate and appear to have the best chance ever.“A bill that is a long time coming,” Sen. John Marty, D-Roseville, said of his ... [Published Worthington Daily Globe - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Minn. Senate panel approves gift-ban restoration

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Senate subcommittee on elections unanimously approved a bill Monday to reinforce a gift ban that was softened last year.The exception passed last spring allowed lawmakers to get lobbyist-purchased meals at receptions as long ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Burnsville High School students get a day at the Capitol

Students from a Burnsville High School civics class listen as Sen. John Marty, left, answers question in his office about a bill that would better regulate antibacterial compounds at the Capitol on ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 17 2014]

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"that is going to make a difference, not for dozens of people or hundreds of people, but for hundreds of thousands of minnesota families, and that's critically important" Marty said
"It's kind of like school," Sen. John Marty, DFL-Roseville, said of his typical day in the Capitol. "you go to different classes at different times of the day. we go to different committees at different times of the day."

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Minnesota and mining: Our children, our waters ... [Published MinnPost - Apr 15 2014]
Minnesota Senate health committee tables medica... [Published Fargo Forum - Apr 11 2014]
Minnesota needs a recycling jump-start [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
Medical Marijuana bill tabled until holiday break [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
Minn. minimum wage rise nears approval [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 09 2014]
Minnesota Senate approves $9.50 an hour minimum... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
Minnesota Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Allow At... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 04 2014]
UFCW Members in Minnesota Lobby Their Legislators [Published UFCW - Apr 01 2014]
A proposed $150K study would analyze ND's oil b... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 01 2014]
Scenes from an Interview: Louise Harrison A Bea... [Published Scene Magazine Sarasota - Mar 29 2014]
Pet breeder regulations advance in MN Legislature [Published Worthington Daily Globe - Mar 18 2014]
Minn. Senate panel approves gift-ban restoration [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Mar 17 2014]
Burnsville High School students get a day at th... [Published Big News Network - Mar 17 2014]
Burnsville High School students get a day at th... [Published TwinCities.com - Mar 16 2014]
Minnesota Orchestra Can Claim Both Best and Wor... [Published The Street Latest - Dec 23 2013]
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