Lawmakers Gearing Up For Turbulent End To SessionThe 2017 legislative session is winding down, and top Democrats are warning that it could come to a wild end at the State Capitol.
With Budget In Focus, A Look At Minnesota's LeadersIt's almost time for the Minnesota Legislature's rendition of "Let's Make a Deal."
Anti-Minimum Wage Hike Bill Heading To Governor's DeskThe Republican-led Legislature is ready to test Gov. Mark Dayton with a bill that would ban Minnesota cities from setting their own minimum wage and paid sick leave rules.
Dayton May Abandon Gas Tax Hike To Bolster Transportation BillGov. Mark Dayton on Thursday opened the door for a transportation funding package without a gasoline tax hike, a sign that Republican legislative leaders hoped would pave the way to finally approving new money for road and bridge repairs after years of failed efforts.
Dayton Calls For Water Quality Boost After GOP ChallengeHundreds gathered at the Minnesota Capitol on Wednesday to hear Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton push for stronger water quality protections in the state, a marquee issue for the governor in his final term.
'Prince Day' Declared For Minnesota This FridayThe Interstate 35W Bridge in Minneapolis will be lit in purple, as it was a year ago.
Legislature Awaits Dayton's Word On Proposed BudgetAll eyes at the Minnesota Legislature are on crafting a new budget, but you wouldn't know it from the pace at the Capitol.
Twin Cities Business Leaders Push Back Against Proposed Transit CutsThe funding cut in the House bill means bus and light rail services may be reduced by 40 percent.
Lawmakers May Have Reached Deal On Real IDMinnesota lawmakers may be close to a deal that would finally put the state in line with federal ID requirements.
Head Of Minnesota Labor Relations Josh Tilsen Dies At 67 The head of Minnesota's labor relations agency and a member of Gov. Mark Dayton's cabinet has died.
Dayton Appoints Florey Court Of AppealsGov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new judge to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The Democratic governor named James Florey to the court's Eighth Congressional District seat on Tuesday.
Minnesota Lawmakers Return With Eyes On BudgetThe Legislature was set to resume Tuesday after an Easter vacation put its work on pause. Their return marks the beginning of the rush to agree to a new, two-year budget that will likely exceed $45 billion.