A half dozen police chiefs and sheriffs argued Tuesday in a packed Capitol hearing room that Minnesota isn’t doing enough to protect against gun violence, kicking off three days of hearings on a host of new proposed limits on firearm ownership.
A Minnesota House committee is gearing up for three days of hearings next week to take testimony on proposed changes to the state’s gun laws.
House Democratic and Republican leaders have come to early agreement on the state budget: Both want the final product to repay IOUs to Minnesota schools faster than Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed.
The first batch of bills in the Minnesota House will attempt to whittle away at state IOUs to schools, give more property taxpayers rebates, install a health care insurance exchange and prop up investment grant programs.
The Republican-controlled Minnesota House has adjourned without taking action against a Democratic member involved in a rest-stop sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.
Minnesota’s current longest-serving House Republican lost to a tea party challenger in Tuesday’s primary as voters in 44 legislative primaries picked candidates for a big November fight to control the Minnesota Legislature. But a GOP Senate leader easily turned back a conservative primary foe.
Two Republicans seeking an open Minnesota House seat in the Mora area are planning to help each other after the Aug. 14 primary, no matter who wins.
Minnesota Republican Representative Erik Paulsen is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his bill, but says there is more work to be done.
Former State Representative Christopher Tjornhom has died at age 53.
Rep. Tom Rukavina has been a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving 13 terms since 1986. Now, he is retiring to spend more time with his granddaughter.
The Minnesota Vikings’ pursuit of a $975 million stadium went to the floor of the state Senate on Thursday and even opponents predicted it would clear its final hurdle.
The Minnesota House was set to vote Wednesday on a renegotiated package of tax breaks with smaller cuts for businesses than the bill Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed last week.
Minnesota lawmakers working out a final Vikings stadium bill must decide how much money the team should put into the $975 million proposal.
The Minnesota Senate voted in favor of the new stadium –- 38 to 28 — just before midnight after debating for 11 hours on Tuesday.
The Minnesota House on Monday approved borrowing $496 million for statewide construction.