"What it comes down to is not science, but political power," Minority Leader Paul Thissen said. "We're not very good with science. We should leave those decisions to the experts."
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"No Minnesotan should have to work a 40-hour week and continue to live in poverty," House Speaker Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, said.
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