Raffles: The Future Of Campaign Fundraising In Minnesota?One Minnesota lawmaker thinks that raffles to raise campaign money are the perfect way to spice up dull political parties.
House GOP Seek To Repeal Water Quality BillHouse Republicans are targeting the state's new law meant to boost water quality, putting Gov. Mark Dayton on defense over one of his marquee initiatives.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Sworn In After Trip To SomaliaIlhan Omar took the oath as the nation's first Somali-American lawmaker this week, just days after an 8,500-mile journey that retraced her path from her war-torn homeland to Kenya to the Minnesota Capitol.
Republicans Control Balance Of Power In Minnesota House, SenatePreliminary results show Republicans have control of the Minnesota Senate and House.
House Candidate Arrested On Suspicion Of Domestic AssaultA candidate for the Minnesota House has been arrested on suspicion of domestic assault and strangulation.
Future Of 'Prince Act' Looks Bleak As Session's End ApproachesA bill inspired by the aftermath of Prince's death looks like it will be abandoned at the State Capitol in the final days of the 2016 legislative session.
A Trust Fund For Your Pets?Minnesotans may soon be able to make sure their pets are taken care of well into the future. Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill that would let people create a trust fund for their pets.
GOP Lawmaker Caught Making Out With Other Lawmaker Won't Seek Re-ElectionA powerful Minnesota GOP legislator who was cited last summer for making out with a fellow lawmaker in a public park announced Wednesday he won't run for re-election. Rep. Tim Kelly will leave his Red Wing-area seat after eight years. As current chair of the House transportation committee.
Minnesota Lawmaker To Step Down And Focus On MicrobreweryA Minnesota lawmaker is stepping away from politics to follow his love of beer. Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, announced Tuesday that he will not seek a third term in order to focus on the three businesses he runs with his wife, Barb.
Reports To Show How Much Money Was Raised, Spent By Campaigning MN LawmakersLawmakers and political groups are setting the stage for the battle for control of the Legislature. Their quest for cash is shaping up, too.
A Reserved Tom Emmer Ends 1st Congressional YearWhen Tom Emmer burst — vociferously — onto Minnesota's political scene a decade ago, the Republican's style rocketed him through the state Legislature and brought him within a whisker of the governor's office. He retreated following that 2010 loss to conservative talk radio, but has been back at it as a congressman for the state's 6th District for a year.
GOP Calls For Investigation Of State Auditor's Contract TacticsA top state Republican leader is calling for Minnesota House hearings into the actions of the Democratic state auditor. This is after a WCCO investigation discovered county auditors who accuse State Auditor Rebecca Otto of pressuring them into long-term audit contracts with her office, even though a new state law allows them to hire private audit firms starting next year.

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