Minnesota Senate Democrats passed a sweeping tax hike bill on Monday that includes a sales tax on clothing.
In early February, a development agency in Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration made a deal with a giant pharmaceutical company: The state would explore grants and tax breaks that could yield almost 200 high-wage jobs all while keeping Baxter Healthcare Group’s name out of the public conversation.
Minnesota’s state House has backed a higher education financing package that architects say will freeze undergraduate tuition at public colleges for two years.
In a nod to second chances, the Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would bar employers from asking about a person’s criminal history on job applications.
The U.S. Senate will be taking up a gun control bill that calls for expanding background checks to online and gun show sales.
Today Francine Wheeler, who lost her 6-year-old Ben in the Sandy Hook massacre, gave the President’s Saturday radio address pleading for action on gun control measures.
A Minnesota lawmaker wants to make sure the Minnesota-North Dakota men’s college hockey rivalry continues after the Gophers leave the WCHA.
Getting your hands on a hot concert ticket can be frustrating and some Minnesota lawmakers want to change that.
This week is the deciding one for a bill to create universal background checks for gun sales in Minnesota.
An unexpected twist came Wednesday in the efforts at the Capitol to curb gun violence. A majority of the House is now backing a new plan to modestly revise the state’s gun laws.
Minnesota lawmakers want to put prank callers to 911 emergency lines on notice that future fake calls could come at a price.
Minnesota high school coaches could soon have a bit more job protection.
There’s a call for change after a WCCO report. Last week, WCCO shared the results of a germ test from some Twin Cities indoor playgrounds.
A state Senate committee approved a one-year moratorium on new silica sand mines on Tuesday as part of a senator’s broader effort to increase oversight of the booming industry.
After a season of liquor sales at TCF Bank Stadium, a state lawmaker wants to allow hockey and basketball fans at the University of Minnesota to buy beer and wine.