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Daily Brief: Friday, June 26th, 2015

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
June 26, 2015

Weekend Events
Saturday June 27th

  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Stonewall DFL will at Twin Cities Pride on the festival grounds in Loring Park. For additional information, contact Gerald Strauss at .
  • “Awake the Lakes Area DFL” hosted by the Douglas County DFL. 118 City Park Road, Alexandria. 1-3 p.m. music, 3-5 p.m. speakers including House DFL Assistant Leader Erin Murphy, a representative from Congressman Collin Peterson’s office and Mike Simpkins.

Sunday June 28th

  • 11 a.m. 2015 Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade @ 3rd Street and Hennepin Avenue
  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., Seventh Annual Family Picnic of the DFL Senior Caucus, Brookview Park, Golden Valley.

Save the date!

  •  July 12 – Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Jackie Stevenson Dinner in Bloomington. Get more information here.
  •  July 14 – Senate District 53 and Senate District 39 Summer Picnic, 5:30 p.m., Tartan Park, Lake Elmo.

2016 election
Christie to announce Tuesday that he’s running for president, MPR

Affordable Care Act
Supreme Court rules Obamacare subsidies are legal, MPR
Saving Obamacare, Supreme Court upholds a key part of the landmark health care overhaul, StarTribune

Minnesota politicians react to Obamacare ruling, MPR

 Council ponders historic status for part of Dinkytown, MPR
Marriage Equality
Supreme Court ruling legalizes same-sex marriage, The Hill
Supreme Court, in landmark ruling, says same-sex couples have right to marry in all 50 states,Star Tribune
Obama, in tweet, calls high court decision on gay marriage ‘big step in March toward equality,Star Tribune

Minnesota Officials React To SCOTUS Marriage Equality RulingWCCO

Science Museum
The Daily Digest: $26M in Science Museum repairs, MPR
Somalia Caucus
Emmer and Ellison team up to form House Somalia Caucus, MinnPost

Emmer, Ellison join to create Somalia Caucus, Star Tribune

MN Dems pivot, support worker trade assistance, MPR


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