Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill that aims to close the pay gap between men and women. Data from the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota show that the median full-time annual earnings of a woman in the state is about $10,000 less than a man’s.
Members of Congress from the Great Lakes region are lobbying colleagues to continue funding a cleanup program for the inland seas.
March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball
President Barack Obama has invited the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team to the White House.
President Barack Obama’s speech Wednesday was open to the public, but there was a limited number of tickets available.
President Barack Obama will be visiting St. Paul’s recently-renovated Union Depot on Wednesday, and people had a chance Monday to get tickets. The president is expected to announce a new competition to create jobs and restore infrastructure. Jill Martin from Roseville came to the Union Depot on Monday to get tickets, and says it’s a perfect location for the president’s visit.
President Barack Obama will be in St. Paul this week to discuss a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs.
President Barack Obama will visit St. Paul’s Union Depot next week, sources say.
President Barack Obama will visit Minnesota next week. Sources tell WCCO-TV political reporter Pat Kessler that the president will be in St. Paul on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed former federal prosecutor Andy Luger as the next U.S. attorney for Minnesota. Luger, an experienced litigator who is now in private practice, said he expects to join the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the next couple of days.
On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted French President François Hollande for an official state dinner at the White House.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors are writing to President Obama asking for help in addressing the propone shortage and price increases. They are asking for the administration to help increase propane supplies through “every means of transport.”
President Barack Obama shed a national spotlight on Minnesota Tuesday night when he praised a Minneapolis business owner during his State of the Union speech.
The deadline to sign up for insurance on the government’s health care website arrived Tuesday, a day later than expected after the Obama administration granted those waiting until the last minute — or those tripped up by the site’s glitches — an extra day to enroll.
Last summer, while Jake Sullivan was traveling with his boss, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he quietly disappeared during a stop in Paris. He showed up again a few days later, rejoining Clinton’s traveling contingent in Mongolia.