Lieutenant governor sued for trying to remain in Minnesota Senate

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MinnPost staff We knew this was coming. The AP reports (via KSTP): “Minnesota's new Republican lieutenant governor is being sued for trying to keep her seat in the state Senate. … Senate President Michelle Fischbach automatically became Gov. Mark Dayton's second-in-command this month when Tina Smith resigned the job for a seat in the U.S. Senate. But Democrats vowed to sue Fischbach to force her out of the Senate. … A constituent from her central Minnesota district filed a lawsuit against Fischbach on Friday. It argues it's unconstitutional to hold both offices.”With a Minneapolis ordinance on the books, the minimum wage fight moves east. The Pioneer Press’ Jess Fleming reports: “The fight over whether and how to implement a $15...

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Lieutenant governor sued for trying to remain in Minnesota Senate

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