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The top priority for Minnesota anti-abortion groups following the overturning of Roe v. Wade is winning elections in November. But even with the state Legislature and governor's office, passing sweeping bans could be a far reach.
Executive order also aims to protect North Dakotans and other out of state residents who seek abortion in Minnesota
Minnesota could become an island for abortion access in the Midwest in the wake of Supreme Court decision on abortion.

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is floating a proposal to double the original $500 "Walz checks" he pitched earlier this year. But the odds of that happening appear slim as lawmakers failed to reach a deal to return to the Capitol for a special legislative session.
States including Florida, Georgia and Maryland have enacted state gas tax holidays, and while Minnesota has not yet taken action to reduce prices, some leaders and candidates have floated similar ideas.
Between Jan. 1 and May 31, Gov. Tim Walz’s reelection campaign raised nearly $1.8 million and now has $4.46 million on hand heading into the summer. Republican challenger Scott Jensen raised about $472,000 in the same period and had $663,000 on hand as of May 31.
And how the unemployment tax hike will be returned to businesses.
State leaders remained hopeful, though, because COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths haven't increased at the same rate.
Leaders from all avenues of the fishing business in Minnesota gathered to talk about the issues, economic impact and future generations of anglers in the state in the first Minnesota Fishing Summit

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Minnesota could become an island for abortion access in the Midwest if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
The governor said the plan to issue direct checks to about 2.7 million households was still 'very much alive' though Senate and House tax plans left out the proposal.
State officials on Monday, May 2, rolled out a timeline for the payments and said business owners could see credits for tax overpayments credited to them within 10 days. Lawmakers approved and the governor signed into law a $3.4 billion approving the payments last week.

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