Judge Scolds Minn. Lawmaker For Trying To Stop Legal Judgement On DonorA Minnesota legislator tried unsuccessfully last month to personally intervene with a judge who ordered a business owner in his district to pay a legal judgment of more than $240,000. State Rep. Jim Newberger's effort to win his constituent and one-time campaign donor a do-over drew a curt response from Stearns County District Court Judge William Cashman.
Republican: Bullying Bill An ‘Attack on The Bible & Conservative Christians' The Minnesota House was in an emotional debate Tuesday over a bullying bill that would toughen the state's laws, following a rash of student suicides linked to bullying.
Minn. House Backs Higher Income, Booze TaxesThe 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.
Minn. House Foils Move On Home-Cooked Food Sales People who can pickles or bake brownies to sell at Minnesota roadside stands or farmers' markets will still need a license if they want to peddle more than $5,000 of their product.