State Rep. Newberger Plans To Run Against Sen. KlobucharState Rep. Jim Newberger is the first Republican to formally announce plans to take on Minnesota's popular U.S. senator, Amy Klobuchar.
Raffles: The Future Of Campaign Fundraising In Minnesota?One Minnesota lawmaker thinks that raffles to raise campaign money are the perfect way to spice up dull political parties.
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.