Minnesota lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday banning transgender people from using bathrooms different from their biological sex.
Minnesota lawmakers moved quickly on Tuesday to require carbon monoxide detectors on boats with enclosed spaces.
Area lawmakers are asking for $15 million for emergency safety upgrades for a deadly stretch of Highway 12 in the west Twin Cities suburbs.
The Minnesota Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill to start planning for high-security Real ID driver’s licenses on Monday.
A Minnesota Senate Committee voted Friday to place much tougher penalties on crimes involving bias.
It’s called the “Compassionate Care Act”, and gives terminally ill patients the right to take their own lives.
Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday unveiled his wish list for the 2016 Minnesota Legislature. The Governor released new ways to use the state’s $900 million budget surplus.
The Minnesota State Capitol restoration project continued this week, even though the Legislature returned on Tuesday for the 2016 session.
Gun safety supporters took a big step at the State Capitol today. They introduced a bill to require comprehensive background checks for most gun transfers.
Minnesota Lawmakers returned to the State Capitol Tuesday for the start of the 2016 legislative session, kicking off the first day with contentious debate that could be a sign of things to come.
Minnesota lawmakers will open their 2016 session on Tuesday under most unusual circumstances.
All workers in Minnesota would have access to paid family and medical leave under a new proposal unveiled by a group of Democratic state legislators.
The Motor City Melee was hot, both online and on the air. Nineteen-million people watched the insult-a-thon, which was Nielson’s highest TV debate ratings of the year.
Opponents of Minnesota’s precinct caucus system are renewing calls to do away with the state’s participation-intensive voting process. Rep. Pat Garofalo announced Tuesday night as votes were coming in that he planned to author a bill to replace the state’s caucus system with a presidential primary.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Monday held his third Minnesota campaign rally in four days, making a push to precinct caucuses on Super Tuesday.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again: Minnesota lawmakers are preparing to return to the State Capitol. Lawmakers are starting right back up where they left off last year, and last year didn’t end well.
Minnesota’s top political leaders are predicting a strong turnout next week at the Minnesota caucuses. The leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties say it could even rival the record turnout in 2008.
A number of presidential candidates are focusing on Minnesota ahead of the state’s caucuses, which are set for one week from Tuesday. For the first time, Minnesota is joining many other states for the Super Tuesday contests.
The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis was touted as being 90 percent complete earlier this week, but now it needs repairs that could cost up to $4 million. According to a spokesperson from Mortenson Construction, roughly one-third of the exterior panels on the stadium will have to be removed to fix water damage.
Vice President Joe Biden is making a stop in St. Paul. Biden was scheduled to appear at the Union Depot train station Thursday morning to mark the seventh anniversary of President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus package.
Governor Mark Dayton said Wednesday that the Minnesota Vikings would be moving to Los Angeles if the state had not built a new stadium. The Governor’s comments come as the new downtown Minneapolis facility is 90 percent completed.
Railroad officials in Minnesota told state lawmakers today they significantly improved their safety records in 2015.
Donald Trump’s “outsider” campaign for president is nothing new to Minnesota voters — it’s very similar to the one that elected former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura in 1998.
A major fundraiser Friday night brought both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to St. Paul River Centre. It was the annual Humphrey-Mondale dinner.
Southern Minnesota is facing the brunt of the Groundhog Day snowstorm — school was canceled for kids in Rochester and Albert Lea.