The Minnesota House on Wednesday approved a bill that would raise state taxes by $2.6 billion in part by enacting the state’s first alcohol tax increase in about 25 years.
Minnesota lawmakers are settling in for a debate that’s expected to go all night long. It’s the $11 billion measure that pays for Health and Human Services programs, including hospitals and nursing homes.
Minnesota House Republicans have picked Rep. Kurt Daudt as their new minority leader.
Andrew Ojeda is a junior at Macalester College in St. Paul, and he’s pulling all-nighters for a different reason this fall.
Minnetonka-based United Healthcare has announced it will voluntarily offer many of the major benefits in the controversial new federal health care law – no matter how the U.S. Supreme Court rules.