Minnesota Democrats are looking across the border to Wisconsin for the headline speaker for its major fundraising dinner, which is being held in April.
The Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says his focus in gun control legislation will be on expanded background checks, not banning assault weapons.
Five noteworthy events celebrate African Americans’ contributions to the history and culture of Minnesota.
House Democratic and Republican leaders have come to early agreement on the state budget: Both want the final product to repay IOUs to Minnesota schools faster than Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed.
A Minneapolis state legislator wants a bust of a Minnesota civil rights pioneer at the State Capitol. State Rep. Joe Mullery has introduced a bill seeking to bestow the honor on Nellie Stone Johnson.
Minnesota House and Senate Democrats are laying down a few markers on the upcoming budget debate: Any deal must include spending cuts, a redesigned tax system that draws more from the state’s wealthiest and an on-time, no government shutdown guarantee.
Two state representatives have formally submitted their resignations, allowing Gov. Mark Dayton to set special elections to fill their seats.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.
One-party rule at Minnesota’s Capitol means that harmony, efficiency and common purpose will reign, right? Don’t bank on it.
Minnesota’s Democratic leaders don’t want anyone to think the 2013 Legislature is not going to vote on legalizing gay marriage.
The Minnesota legislature is less than a month away from convening for the 2013 session. And for the first time in 22 years, Democrats have complete control of Minnesota government after voters tossed out Republicans.
hile there’s a lot on the agenda when Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul next month, the Capitol’s leaders gave no strong indication Monday that bipartisanship will be the new standard.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Just three weeks after Election Day, its moving day. Democrats are taking over spacious state Capitol offices, and taking on the new Majority.