Republican Senators Want To Phase Out Social Security Taxsenate Republicans want to ditch Minnesota's tax on Social Security checks. Minnesota is one of just seven states that apply an income tax to Social Security. Seniors who make less than $25,000 a year are exempt.
Key Lawmakers Want Greater Local Bent To Mayo Plan Key Minnesota lawmakers on Tuesday signaled a coming makeover to the Mayo Clinic expansion plan that would reduce the state's burden and increase the amount derived locally.
Ex-Aide Meets Privately With Top Minn. Senators The former aide threatening to sue the Minnesota Senate over his firing related to a high-level affair has met privately with top GOP senators.
Dayton To Visit Moose Lake, Other Flooded CitiesGov. Mark Dayton says he plans to visit Moose Lake, Carlton and other flooded cities in northeastern Minnesota next week as state leaders look toward providing flood relief.
Top Republicans Seek To Keep Photo ID On BallotRepublican legislative leaders are intervening in a lawsuit to try to keep a proposed photo ID requirement for voters on November's ballot.
Senate GOP Doesn't Plan Campaign Brochure Hearing Senate Majority Leader David Senjem says he probably will not hold a Rules and Administration Committee hearing about the GOP use of taxpayer money in creating what were perceived as campaign materials.
Minn. Gambling Proposal Makes Annual DebutTwo Republican lawmakers said Monday that Minnesota could raise money for job creation efforts by allowing horse racing tracks to install video slot machines.