Lawmaker Describes 990-Page Vetoed Omnibus Bill As 'Heap Of Garbage'The dust is settling after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the biggest bills of the 2018 Legislative session: the tax and budget bills.
Taxes, School Funding & Construction: Legislature's Work In Limbo Minnesota lawmakers wrapped up their work as midnight struck Sunday, but the session scorecard was still largely empty on Monday.
Dayton Vetoes Bill To Stiffen Highway Protest PenaltiesRepublicans argued it was necessary to protect public safety. But Dayton vetoed the legislation Saturday night.
Compromise Talks Stall Out, Dayton Vetoes BillsWith the clock ticking down on the 2018 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature looks like it is heading towards "crash and burn."
Gov. Dayton Signs Emergency Order Addressing Fertilizer ShortageWhile Gov. Mark Dayton said he plans to veto the tax bill, one thing Dayton did sign this week is an emergency order aimed at getting fertilizer to Minnesota farmers.
GOP House Passes Tax Bill, Testing DaytonGov. Mark Dayton has vowed he won't consider a tax bill until the Legislature authorizes emergency funding for public schools. Republican lawmakers are calling Dayton's bluff.
Dayton Tours Elementary School While Pushing $138M Aid ProposalGov. Mark Dayton toured Parkview Elementary School in Rosemount Wednesday while pushing his proposal to help Minnesota schools facing significant deficits.
Ice-Out On Green Lake; Plans On Track For Fishing OpenerNo, ice augers won’t be needed for this year’s Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener.
Gov. Dayton Signs Bill Naming Section Of Hwy 12 After Fallen OfficerA section of a Minnesota highway is now named after a fallen officer killed by a suspected distracted driver last year.
Republican Keith Downey Bows Out Of Governor’s RaceRepublican Keith Downey announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the Minnesota governor’s race.
Waite Park Millionaire Goes On Food Stamps To Show LoopholesTop Democrats are pushing back against a wealthy Minnesota man who knowingly took food stamps to prove the program has too many loophole.
Gov. Dayton Joins Critics In Buffer Strip DisputeGov. Mark Dayton says he's "surprised and disturbed" by a proposal for adding new enforcement teeth to one of his signature environmental initiatives, a state law requiring farmers to plant buffer strips between fields and waterways to trap pollutants.