The curtain could soon fall on smoking as part of theatrical productions in Minnesota. A state senator wants to outlaw actors from puffing away as part of plays.
An advisory task force has forwarded proposed legislation to Minnesota lawmakers that would dramatically expand the Capitol complex security force.
A Minnesota campaign finance oversight board is weighing whether to impose new fees on lobbyists, candidates and political parties to address budget strains within the regulatory agency.
A state panel is readying recommendations for firming up Minnesota Capitol safety that include a near-doubling of troopers and security officers to watch over the seat of government and 16 area buildings.
Former President Bill Clinton and former Vice President Walter Mondale plan to pay tribute to another Democratic icon, Hubert Humphrey, by dedicating a statue in his honor on the Minnesota Capitol lawn.
Gov. Mark Dayton pronounced the monthslong state push to help build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium a “fiasco” on Wednesday, as the Legislature’s Republican leaders proposed a significantly smaller state contribution to the project.
Minnesota legislators have no floor sessions scheduled Wednesday, leaving the field clear for high-level talks between Gov. Mark Dayton and leaders on the key issues standing in the way of a session finish.
The Minnesota Legislature will stick around into May to try reach agreement on tax breaks, state-financed construction projects and a Minnesota Vikings stadium plan.
Fans decked out in purple and gold are roaming Minnesota’s Capitol in hopes that the House debates and votes on the $1 billion Vikings stadium bill.
A key committee of the Minnesota Senate is taking up the $1 billion Vikings stadium bill.
Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the State Capitol Thursday morning to rally against the constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage.
A group of Republican state senators say they want the full Senate to vote on a constitutional amendment that would make union membership voluntary in Minnesota, despite signs the bill is stalled at the Capitol.
Two proposals to renovate the Minnesota Capitol with money from the state’s Legacy Fund drew concern from some state lawmakers on Tuesday that such a plan would not survive a legal challenge.
The foot-tall chunk of marble sitting in a state administrative office once was part of the Minnesota Capitol’s ornamental scrollwork, one small detail on architect Cass Gilbert’s century-old jewel. Now, it’s mainly a reminder of this aging building’s many deferred needs.
Ted the turkey from Willmar made the most of a moment in the spotlight at the Capitol by literally flying the coop during a “sendoff” ceremony with Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar.