Both Parties Pointing Fingers As Legislature Ends In ChaosThe Minnesota Legislature ended Sunday night without passing the biggest bills of the year. And as the smoke clears Monday, the finger pointing has begun.
House Speaker Daudt Pushing For Special Session This WeekRepublican House Speaker Kurt Daudt is pressing for a special session this week to wrap up unfinished work.
Dayton: Lawmakers Inability To Pass Public Works Bill A 'Tragedy'Gov. Mark Dayton is calling it a tragedy that state lawmakers have adjourned without approving a package of public works and transportation projects.
Abrupt End To Messy 2016 Legislative SessionThe 2016 legislative session ended in a chaotic mess. A pile of work remains unfinished and last-minute attempts to pay for transportation projects and use the budget surplus went nowhere.
Dayton Signs Bill Switching Minnesota To Presidential PrimaryA bill to replace Minnesota's caucus system with a presidential primary was signed Sunday by Gov. Mark Dayton.
Lawmakers Have Plenty Left To Do In Final Hours Of 2016 SessionMinnesota lawmakers are returning to St. Paul with a full plate of work and less than two days to go. Legislative leaders agreed Friday to put $275 million toward a tax relief package.
Dayton Sets Conditions For Body Camera BillGov. Mark Dayton is setting some conditions for a set of body camera regulations to get his signature.
With Time Running Out, Lawmakers Piece Together Spending PackageMinnesota lawmakers began a marathon Saturday to piece together spending plans for a $900 million budget surplus, racing toward a midnight Sunday deadline as legislative leaders tried to finalize a compromise that could satisfy Gov. Mark Dayton.
Bill To Swap Caucus For Primary Heads To Gov. DaytonA measure that would replace Minnesota's caucus system with a presidential primary is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk.
No Movement Made With 3 Days Left In Legislative SessionWith just three days before the end of the 2016 legislative session there has still been no action on the major bills of the year.
Dayton Hopeful Deals Can Be Reached As Session Nears EndGov. Mark Dayton says he's hopeful top state lawmakers can come together on key issues in the waning days of the legislative session even though a transportation funding package remains uncertain.
GOP Transportation Funding Offer Includes Tab Hikes, No Mass TransitRepublicans in the Minnesota House offered Tuesday to hike license tab fees on new cars, the first time in the contentious debate over the transportation budget that they've agreed to raise new money to help fund $600 million in needed annual road and bridge repairs.