Gov. Mark Dayton initially proposed taxing Minnesota clothing sales that were more than $100. After protests he had to pull that off the table.
A freshman Democratic state representative from a socially conservative district said Friday that he’d support the bill to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota, a key pickup for supporters as votes on the issue get closer at the Capitol.
The DFL state representative who pushed expanded background checks for Minnesota gun buyers said Thursday that he’s angry with his fellow Democrat, House Speaker Paul Thissen, for shelving the bill this year.
Minnesota House Democrats this week voted to raise the excise tax on beer, claiming it will raise the price only 7 cents a bottle.
The Minnesota House has voted to require clinics that perform abortions to pay new yearly license fees and undergo special inspections.
Governor Dayton’s call to arms comes after a business group started running television ads that his claims contains “smears” and “lies.”
Minnesota House Democrats are planning to reveal their spending priorities for Minnesota’s public schools.
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After taking a lot of heat from the business community, Gov. Mark Dayton is dropping one of his sales tax proposals.
Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Monday calling for a union election. It would give Minnesota child care providers a chance to vote on whether to form a union.
State Rep. Ben Lien is a freshman Democrat from Moorhead, where clothing merchants enjoy an advantage over competitors in Fargo just across the river because Minnesota doesn’t have a sales tax on apparel.
Animal protection groups are pushing Minnesota lawmakers to implement a new state regulatory process for dog and cat breeders aimed at rooting out puppy mills that occasionally make headlines with horrific stories of animal mistreatment.