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Unite for Justice Rally Gathers Advocates Come to Fargo: Why they are Against Judge Kavanaugh

They feel with Kavanaugh in office,  human rights and the rights of workers, women and natives are in danger

FARGO, N.D. — Unite for Justice rallies are happening all over the country and two groups brought one to Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen explains why those who attended are trying to prevent Brett Kavanaugh from getting on the Supreme Court. “What do you have in a country if you don’t have a rule of law and if you don’t have…

Sharing Tips in Minnesota Now Just an Option

Todd Burt was told he needed to give more of his tips to table bussers

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that workers cannot be fired for refusing to share tips. In a divided opinion, the court ruled in favor of a bartender fired from Bunny’s Bar & Grill in St. Louis Park. Todd Burt was told he needed to give more of his tips to table bussers. He refused…

Legal Battle Over Minnesota Budget on Fast Track to State Supreme Court

The Democratic governor wants top Republicans to rework costly tax breaks and other measures that he signed into law

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The legal battle between Gov. Dayton and the Legislature is on a fast track to the Minnesota Supreme Court. The dispute revolves around Dayton’s move to zero out funding for the House and Senate while signing a $46 billion budget. The Democratic governor wants top Republicans to rework costly tax breaks and other measures that…

How the Supreme Court Nominee Impacts a Generation

We ask a local political scientist why this important decision can reshape the constitution

  It’s a decision which affects all of us, and could affect us for a whole generation. MSUM political science professor Dr. Barbara Headrick said this is one of the most important positions in Washington D.C. “You only have nine people on the Supreme Court and that is the final arbiter of what does the constitution mean, what do federal…