Sen. Al Franken is unveiling a bill to increase funding for mental health problems in prisons and jails.
Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that strained America’s divided government to the limit.
An Eden Prairie family is asking for the gift of health this holiday, after both parents started treatment for cancer on the same day.
Minnesota Republican Representative Erik Paulsen is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his bill, but says there is more work to be done.
The top Democrat in the Minnesota Senate is insisting on a public hearing before he’ll sign off on a $46,000 legal bill stemming from the firing of a high-ranking staff member.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to build a nearly $1 billion stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.
Tomorrow will be another big day at the Capitol for Vikings fans — as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the stadium bill into law.
Among the more controversial statements on the stadium all week was one made by House Speaker Kurt Zellers on KFAN radio where he said he hoped the stadium bill passed but he planned to vote against it.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have let schools lay off teachers based on their performance rather than simply on seniority.
Earlier this week, the Vikings were “on the clock” in the draft. And now the Vikings Stadium is “on the clock” at the Capitol.
Some Republican lawmakers at Minnesota’s Capitol have found tax increases they could support. They’re proposing new taxes on the Minnesota Vikings and their fans to pay for the $1 billion stadium proposal moving at the Capitol.
Cheers! A bill to allow beer sales at the University of Minnesota’s football stadium is headed for Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk.
Minnesota’s primary election is likely to stay in August for the foreseeable future.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that will make it a felony to intentionally abuse or neglect vulnerable adults.
The Minnesota Vikings stadium plan is still in play.
The Minnesota House has passed a bill to tap into state budget reserves in order to start repaying about $2.4 billion owed to Minnesota school districts.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that aims to speed up the environmental permit applications process for businesses and local governments.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have required state agencies to plan for the possibility that the federal government would not be able to meet its financial obligations.
Minnesota Senate Republicans are proposing $496 million in building and infrastructure projects around the state.
After missing a key deadline on Friday, the Vikings Stadium bill is in serious trouble at the legislature.
Wisconsin lawmakers on Thursday passed a closely watched bill that would make crucial changes to how home-brew enthusiasts around the state share their suds.
This week, DFL legislators introduced a bill called the “Contraceptive Equity Act,” which would require Minnesota health plans to provide prescription drug coverage to cover contraception without charging a co-pay.
Minnesota food shelves aren’t getting as much venison as they have in years past. Some lawmakers say that’s because tighter rules are making it too difficult for meat processors to donate. So, a new bill has been introduced to reduce those regulations.
A proposed constitutional amendment to require a photo ID for Minnesota voters is part of a surge of similar legislation nationwide.
A bill that would allow citizens more freedom to use deadly force is now on a fast track to Gov. Mark Dayton.