State Rep. Pam Myhra says she is giving up her legislative seat to be the running mate of Republican Marty Seifert because she sees him as a strong conservative who can win the governor’s race. Seifert named Myrha as his lieutenant governor candidate Thursday.
Republican Dave Thompson’s selection of a running mate starts a parade of political pairings in Minnesota’s race for governor. Thompson on Thursday announced that Michelle Benson, a fellow state senator, joined his ticket.
Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Dave Thompson has chosen a fellow GOP state senator as his running mate, a Republican official with direct knowledge of the pick told The Associated Press.
The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their permission.
A state Senate committee approved a one-year moratorium on new silica sand mines on Tuesday as part of a senator’s broader effort to increase oversight of the booming industry.
Fifteen months after taking control of Minnesota’s Legislature, Republicans have put a gay marriage ban on this November’s ballot, moved to expand gun rights and cast dozens of votes to cut state spending. But there’s one issue where they failed to get traction: watering down the strength of organized labor with a right-to-work law.