No matter where they live, Minnesota lawmakers agree that state highways and bridges are in desperate need of upgrades. But they are paralyzed with the politics of paying for it.
The Minnesota House is expected to vote Thursday night on a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Gun safety supporters rallied at a church outside the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday. DFL State Senator Ron Latz is proposing a bill which requires criminal background checks for the 40 percent of gun transfers he says are currently exempted – including online and gun show sales.
A Minnesota state senator is introducing a bill that would designate purple as the official state color in honor of Prince.
Prince died in Minneapolis, but the grief is being felt worldwide. A flood of tributes has poured in from all over the globe over the past two days.
The world knew him as Prince, and he was. Born Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis, he signed a record contract when he was 18-year-old. He soon was hitting the charts with his “Minneapolis Sound.”
Minnesota supporters of a transgender bathroom ban are not likely to get a vote on the bill this year.
They’re asking for a 5 percent pay hike, or about 55-cents an hour.
Some top House Republicans want to call it a “wrap” on Minnesota’s film board, which has brought movie business to the state for more than 30 years.
Plans for a new soccer stadium in St. Paul got a skeptical reception Thursday from a Minnesota House Committee.
Republicans and Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature are on a collision course as they work out how to spend a $900 million budget surplus.
Planned Parenthood is calling a stack of anti-abortion bills introduced by Republicans the most aggressive attacks against the organization in years.
There was an emotional hearing at the State Capitol Tuesday on a bill to ban transgender people from using bathrooms that do not match their biological sex. It is supported by parents who said they are worried about the safety of their children.
Attention fantasy sports players, the Minnesota House was debating Monday a bill to legalize online fantasy sports betting.
The Minnesota House passed a bill Monday evening to legalize some fireworks that you can’t buy in the state right now.
A State Senate committee approved sweeping changes to Minnesota drug laws on Friday. Some of those changes would lower the penalties for drug possession.
Two farmers discovered the body of Laura Schwendemann in a Douglas County cornfield last October, after a two-week search for the 18-year-old college student. That is when Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson says his legal odyssey began.
Just days after Gov. Mark Dayton banned state employees from nonessential travel to North Carolina, another state is now on the no-travel list.
Minnesota railroad officials are strongly opposing a bill at the state legislature which toughens up rail safety laws, calling it unnecessary.
A Minnesota House committee on Thursday approved a bill making ignition interlock devices mandatory for repeat drunk drivers.
Minnesota United team officials are cranking up the pressure at the Legislature to secure tax breaks for a Major League Soccer stadium.
A State House Committee took a big step Tuesday to raise the pay for thousands of Minnesota caregivers.
A Minnesota House Committee approved Tuesday a bill that could dramatically change the way some divorced spouses pay alimony.
Minnesota Senate Committee opened hearings Thursday on a bill requiring school boards to expel students who assault teachers.
Minnesota lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday banning transgender people from using bathrooms different from their biological sex.