Complacency may be the biggest election year challenge for Amy Klobuchar, one of the most popular incumbents in the U.S. Senate, as she runs for a second term representing Minnesota.
The fight for control of the Minnesota Legislature has a new urgency for Democrats gathering in Rochester for their state convention this weekend.
A second attempt by Minnesota Republicans to craft a tax-cut bill has met the same fate as the first.
Minnesota legislators have come up with a way to fund local development projects that relieves them of the hassle that comes from picking winners and losers.
Stadium votes don’t run along party lines in the Minnesota Legislature and can be the most difficult — and visible — that lawmakers ever cast.
Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton wasted no time Friday vetoing a Republican-crafted tax plan sent to him the night before that contained breaks for businesses but would have taken money from the state’s rainy day reserves.
The Minnesota Legislature will stick around into May to try to reach agreement on tax breaks, state-financed construction projects and a Minnesota Vikings stadium plan.
Monday has long been circled on the Minnesota Legislature’s calendar as the final day. Now Republican leaders are giving themselves more wiggle room.
A bill enhancing gambling at tribal casinos and privately owned horse racing tracks in Minnesota has sprung up and steamed ahead in the final days of the Minnesota Legislature’s session.
In football terms, you could call it ‘fourth and long’ when it comes to lawmakers approving a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.
A senior Republican state senator says she’ll leave the Minnesota Legislature after this term, citing frustration with deepened partisan divides at the Capitol.
The Republican Senate staffer fired for an affair with the majority leader had been denied jobless benefits, reports Minnesota Public Radio.
A group calling itself Main Street Fairness Coalition wants the Minnesota State legislature to immediately approve a bill this session that would force internet retailers to charge their customers local or state sales taxes.
Minnesota lawmakers earn about $30,000 a year, and they haven’t had a pay hike since 1989. However, they’re able to raise their own salaries by taking daily expense payments called “per diem,” which is a kind of back-door pay hike out of public view.
The Minnesota Legislature has given overwhelming approval to legislation allowing prosecutors to carry a firearm on duty as long as they have a permit.