"Minnesotans spoke very loud and clear last night, and they rejected the policies of
Here are some of the policy changes you can expect as a result of Tuesday's elections:
Exactly what parts of the law
"It's a very uncertain time," said
In the short term, expect state lawmakers to pass relief for Minnesotans facing high health insurance premiums. They'll also try to stabilize the market by trying to provide other options for the sickest people on the individual market who have been driving up costs for everyone else.
In stump speeches, Trump threatened to abolish the
Trump and Pence are both strong advocates for school choice, and that's an area where national politics may influence the debate at the state
Dayton has opposed these so-called "voucher" programs and has worked to increase oversight of charter schools during his administration.
Reforms that give districts more local control will be part of the discussion as state leaders work to craft an updated school accountability system and work to overhaul the way
During his campaign, Trump repeatedly called for a hard line on immigration. "Build the wall," a ban on some -- or all -- refugees, and deportation of illegal immigrants were features of his campaign.
While immigration is more a federal than a state issue,
"Our inner cities are a disaster. You get shot walking to the store...They have no education. They have no jobs," Trump has said. He promised to do something about that but details have been scant.
BUDGET AND TAXES
The biggest unanswered question about
Cutting the state's taxes will also likely be a
The federal government is likely to pass aggressive tax cut packages championed by
Even if the
"We are going to... rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals," Trump said. But first he must win backing from a
One particular light-rail project might be in for some trouble. Daudt said Wednesday that he'll target the controversial Southwest
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