Minn. GOP Lawmaker Involved In Mont. Gun IncidentThe top Republican in the Minnesota House was detained by Montana authorities last September when a deal to buy an antique truck soured and a friend accompanying him displayed the lawmaker's gun, according to just-surfacing court records and a statement issued Friday. Rep. Kurt Daudt, the House minority leader, was briefly placed in handcuffs, and his friend was arrested and charged.
GOP Picks Daudt As New House Minority LeaderMinnesota House Republicans have picked Rep. Kurt Daudt as their new minority leader.
Minn. To Extend Health Coverage To 16,000 ChildrenMinnesota is eliminating MinnesotaCare health insurance premiums for poor children as the state implements a 2009 law aimed at covering 16,000 uninsured children.