President Barack Obama will visit Minneapolis on Monday, according to a White House official. No other details were immediately available.
Obama last visited Minnesota on June 1 when he toured Honeywell's Golden Valley plant and announced an initiative aimed at helping veterans get the credentials they need to land jobs in manufacturing and industries such as health care and trucking. He also attended a series of fundraisers in Minneapolis that day as he geared up for re-election.
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Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Wednesday that Senate Democrats would support whatever special session deal that their fellow DFLers, Gov. Mark Dayton, is able to strike with GOP House Speaker Kurt Daudt.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, whose office audits 59 of 87 Minnesota counties among other responsibilities, said a technical glitch in the state government finance bill that passed in the final hours of the legislative session could leave those counties without any auditing.