Reality Check: New Citizens Council To Set Lawmaker PayState voters approved a constitutional amendment in November setting up a "Legislative Salary Council" to decide how much legislators should get paid.
Dayton, Top Legislators Nearing Health Care Relief DealMinnesota's legislative leaders say they're closing in on a deal to offer financial help to residents facing big health insurance premium hikes.
$1.4 Billion Budget Surplus Expected Over Next 2 YearsMinnesota lawmakers will have a $1.4 billion budget surplus to spread around next year.
Minnesota Senate Republicans Targeting Health Care In 2017Senate Republicans are putting a major emphasis on health care as they take control.
Candidates Campaign Hard In Fight For Legislative ControlErin Maye Quade was on her second of three passes through Apple Valley neighborhoods to win over voters when a neighbor leaned out of her garage to let tell the Democratic candidate that everyone in the culdesac was gone that weekday afternoon.
Minnesota Tax Collections Nearly $100M Below ProjectionsMinnesota's fiscal year is off to a rocky start as state government revenues slip below projections.
Outside Money Flying Into Minnesota Legislative RacesMillions of dollars in attack ads and mailers are flying as the battle for control of Minnesota's Legislature heats up.
Dayton To Daudt: No Time For Special SessionGov. Mark Dayton says time has run out for a special legislative session.
Minimum Wage Increase Among New August LawsNew Minnesota laws that impact newlyweds, minimum wage earners and drug offenders are set to take effect this week.
Dayton & Lawmakers To Meet To Try To Reach Deal On Special SessionMonths after the end of the 2016 legislative session, top state officials are still talking about tying up loose ends.
No Progress In Talks For Special SessionHopes of quickly calling Minnesota lawmakers back for a special session faded Wednesday, as legislative leaders emerged from the latest round of private negotiations reporting little progress toward a deal.
Dayton Lets $260M Tax Relief Bill Die, Eyes Special SessionGov. Mark Dayton let a $260 million tax relief bill die overnight Tuesday. The bill included tax relief for farmers, college graduates and parents with child care costs. But it also had a wording error in it that could have cost the state more than $100 million