Minn. Legislators Consider School Safety Funding After Parkland ShootingIn Minnesota, Republicans are proposing an idea that would use money districts already have to improve student safety, but Democrats say that's not enough.
Minn. Gov., Legislative Leaders Promise Bipartisanship In 2018The Minnesota Legislative session starts next week, and the governor and legislative leaders pledged to work together.
After All-Nighters, Special Session In DisarrayBack-to-back all-nighters and new deadlines did not lead to a deal at the State Capitol.
DFL Minority Leader Not Backing Down From Capitol Sexism, Racism ClaimsThe top Democrat in the Minnesota House says she will not apologize for calling out her male colleagues, who she says are "silencing" women lawmakers -- especially women of color.
Lawmakers Return To Work, With Eyes On The BudgetWith just five weeks left in the regular session, Republicans and Democrats will be busy trying to come to an agreement on several crucial pieces of legislation.
Take A Peek At Much-Ballyhooed MN House 'Retiring Room'The carved wood paneled room includes original 1905 furniture and light fixtures, as well as a fireplace.
Minn. Republicans To File Formal Protest Against Democratic LeaderIt all stems from comments about a card game in the House retiring room she made on Monday that they say are offensive.
House DFL Leader Won't Apologize For 'White Male' CommentA top Republican lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the House Democratic leader for comments he says are "racist."
House Dems Approve Scaled-Back Senate BuildingTop Democrats in the State House Friday approved a scaled-back version of a major new office building next to the Capitol, dedicated to the Minnesota Senate. The building's original design had a soaring glass front, with a fitness center and reflecting pool. The scaled back version is slightly more modest, but no less controversial.
Reality Check: Minimum Wage & Obama’s SOTU Address Less than 24 hours after the President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour, Minnesota Democratic lawmakers unveiled a plan of their own to raise state pay for low income workers to $9.50.