GOP Majority Leader Threatens Gov. Dayton With Senate ShutdownMinnesota's Republican Senate leader says he is preparing to lay off staffers and close down the Senate if a budget impasse with the Democratic governor goes much longer.
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.
Minnesota Lawmakers Get First Pay Hike Since '99Lawmakers say the pay hike is justified because of the long hours on the job, and that it's hard to get good people to run for office.
State Sen. Jeremy Miller Says He Won't Run For Walz SeatState Sen. Jeremy Miller says he won't run for the southern Minnesota congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Tim Walz.
After All-Nighters, Special Session In DisarrayBack-to-back all-nighters and new deadlines did not lead to a deal at the State Capitol.
Minnesota Legislative Leaders Resume Budget TalksTop lawmakers are back at the negotiating table Tuesday night, trying to break a budget stalemate.
Dayton Promises Veto Spree As GOP Presents Budget BillsThe Minnesota Legislature's budget work is at a standstill. Lawmakers have until May 22 to wrap up a new, two-year budget.
Minn. Senate Passes Abortion Bills Despite Dayton's Veto ThreatThe Minnesota Senate passed two bills that restrict abortion and sent them to the governor Thursday -- sparking protest at the State Capitol.
Senate GOP Push For $900 Million In Tax CutsSenate Republicans are pursuing deep tax cuts over the next two years for students, families and those on Social Security.
$14K Raise For Minnesota Lawmakers ApprovedThe Legislative Salary Council voted 13-1 Friday to increase lawmaker's pay to $45,000, their first raise since 1999.
Senate Sunday Liquor Sales Vote Doesn't Go Down Smooth In Wis.In the border battle for buying booze, Wisconsin has always been the winner on Sundays.
Sunday Liquor Sales Bill Passes SenateA Prohibition-era ban on Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota may soon be coming to an end.