Minnesota House Democrats this week voted to raise the excise tax on beer, claiming it will raise the price only 7 cents a bottle.
There’s a lot of revisionist history going on at the Capitol about those pulltab revenue projections — numbers that Gov. Mark Dayton says no one knew were wildly inflated.
A Minnesota House committee will vote Thursday night on a watered down version of a gun bill that includes background checks for gun show sales. It’s far less than gun safety advocates had hoped, but the pull-back from tougher gun laws is not uncommon.
Governor Mark Dayton says Minnesota lawmakers don’t get paid enough. The governor is supporting a recommendation from the State Compensation Council to raise lawmaker pay in 2015.
Minnesotans could suffer from those budget cuts too. Some over time, and some right away.
A national anti-gay marriage group has put a bounty on the heads of Minnesota Republicans.
Less than 24 hours after the President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour, Minnesota Democratic lawmakers unveiled a plan of their own to raise state pay for low income workers to $9.50.
Even though Minnesota’s sales tax is high, it takes in a less money than other states with similar tax rates.
Hundreds of people visit the State Capitol every day. What’s impossible to know is how many are carrying a concealed weapon.
Like all 50 states, Minnesota gun dealers are required to do a background check on weapons purchases.
It doesn’t seem to be quite the deal that any politician in Washington wanted, but Congress and President Barack Obama did manage to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff.
In Minnesota, guns are banned on all school properties — public or private, across all grade levels.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) airport is considering electronic pull tab games as a way to help the state pay for its share of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Minnesota’s Democratic leaders don’t want anyone to think the 2013 Legislature is not going to vote on legalizing gay marriage.
Voters gave Democrats one-party control of the Minnesota statehouse for the first time in a generation.
A Minnesota man told police he feared two teenagers breaking into his home had a weapon when he shot and killed them on Thanksgiving Day.
The Minnesota Vikings say they haven’t decided to charge fans extra for the privilege of buying a ticket.
We know now that many voters were motivated by the marriage amendment, but it was not restricted to only one party.
Gov. Mitt Romney returned to the campaign trail today, but refrained again from criticizing President Obama in light of the disaster on the East Coast.
The group supporting the proposed marriage amendment released its fourth TV ad on Thursday.
In a race that’s already among the most hotly contested in the country, a new television ad from Democrat Rick Nolan accuses Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack of a smear campaign — and more.
There was none of the harsh exchanges familiar in the first two debates. But it doesn’t mean the candidates didn’t mix it up, and they stretched some facts.
The fight over a constitutional amendment in Minnesota that would ban gay marriage took a new turn Thursday. A new TV ad warns of dire consequences if the amendment fails.
Minnesota’s television airwaves are flooded with negative campaign ads right now, especially in the hotly contested races for Congressional seats held by Republicans Michele Bachmann and Chip Cravaack.
The Vice Presidential nominees demonstrated style and substance in their feisty, first and only debate. But also, a lot of spin.