Saint Paul, MN — Today, the legislative session came to a conclusion with neither the House nor Senate achieving a three-fifths majority vote to approve bonding proposals. LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota, Minnesota’s infrastructure union, released the following statement.
Local 563 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area)
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