A Reality Check On Minnesota Lawmakers’ Personal SpendingTop Republican leaders are warning of layoffs at the legislature because Democratic Governor Mark Dayton vetoed their operating funds.
After All-Nighters, Special Session In DisarrayBack-to-back all-nighters and new deadlines did not lead to a deal at the State Capitol.
Minn. House Approves $3.2 Billion Education BillThe Minnesota House has approved a $3.2 billion education bill that would freeze tuition next year for the state's two-year and technical colleges but the University of Minnesota will likely see a tuition increase.
Republican Transportation Bill Would Eliminate SWLRT Federal FundingMinnesota House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year, $2 billion transportation bill that eliminates operating funds for the Southwest Light Rail Transit line.
Minn. Republicans Eye Big Tax Cuts, Reveal Transportation PlanMinnesota House Republicans are cueing up cuts to some health care programs and state government agencies while drumming up nearly $1.4 billion in tax relief.
Demonstrators Rally At Capitol For Tougher Gun LawsDemonstrators were at the State Capitol, asking Minnesota lawmakers to add tougher restrictions to the state's gun laws.
Minn. House Passes Bill Endorsing State Authority Over Wages, Sick LeaveThe Minnesota House has taken a step toward giving the state sole authority over whether to hike the minimum wage or require sick leave, a move opponents say strips local control from cities in favor of the state businesses.
Minnesota House Passes Real ID BillAfter years of debate, Real ID legislation has taken a significant step toward being signed into law.
Sunday Liquor Sales Passes House, Heads To SenateThe Minnesota House Monday took a major step toward legalizing Sunday liquor sales.
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.