The Republican Senate wants to hold a hearing on the ethics complaint against Senator Geoff Michel as soon as it can.
A Democratic state senator has filed an ethics complaint against Republican Sen. Geoff Michel over his handling of allegations of infidelity against former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.
The Republican Majority Leader of the Minnesota House announced Monday he will be running for re-election against a fellow Republican.
Add Geoff Michel’s name to the list of lawmakers who are calling it quits.
Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman will serve as deputy leader of the Minnesota Senate. New Majority Leader Dave Senjem announced Tuesday that he picked Ortman as his second-in-command.
Minnesota Senate Republicans plan to pick a new majority leader by the end of December after their chief stepped down unexpectedly.
Minnesota Lawmkers Scott Dibble, Betty McCollum and Geoff Michel stopped by WCCO 4 News Sunday Morning to talk with Esme Murphy about various aspects of the state government shutdown, which is in its record 10th day.
The Minnesota House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to reject Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to raise income taxes on the wealthy, but the Democratic governor calls the vote and an earlier one in the state Senate political game-playing as he tussles with Republicans over how to fix the state’s $5 billion budget shortfall.
Two Senate panels are bound for the Iron Range on Friday to talk about jobs and Minnesota’s business climate.