Both Parties Pointing Fingers As Legislature Ends In ChaosThe Minnesota Legislature ended Sunday night without passing the biggest bills of the year. And as the smoke clears Monday, the finger pointing has begun.
Public Works, Transportation Bills Remain In Session's Final HoursMinnesota lawmakers scrambled Sunday to finalize their plans for a $900 million budget surplus.
Bakk Says It's Unlikely For Transportation Bill To PassLawmakers have until midnight to figure out what to do with the state budget surplus, road and bridge funding and a massive public works bill.
Reality Check: Gas Tax Or License Tabs -- Which To Hike?Minnesota lawmakers are divided on how to fund road and bridge repairs -- whether to use a gas tax hike or raise car license tab fees.
Future Of 'Prince Act' Looks Bleak As Session's End ApproachesA bill inspired by the aftermath of Prince's death looks like it will be abandoned at the State Capitol in the final days of the 2016 legislative session.
GOP Transportation Funding Offer Includes Tab Hikes, No Mass TransitRepublicans in the Minnesota House offered Tuesday to hike license tab fees on new cars, the first time in the contentious debate over the transportation budget that they've agreed to raise new money to help fund $600 million in needed annual road and bridge repairs.
Dayton Releases 2 Transportation Funding Plans As Deadline NearsOne week before the Minnesota Legislature goes home for the year, Governor Mark Dayton tried to break a budget stalemate with two transportation funding plans.
Sunday Liquor Sales Efforts Fail ... AgainIf it's a year that ends with a number, lawmakers will try to lift the state's ban on Sunday liquor sales. And they will fail.
GOP Congressional Candidate Stewart Mills Releases First AdThe campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District in northern Minnesota went airborne Wednesday. Republican candidate Stewart Mills unveiled a new, one-minute-long television ad, essentially re-introducing himself to voters.
'Prince Act' Moves Unusually Fast In Deadlocked SessionMinnesota lawmakers are moving quickly to protect Prince's image. A bill at the State Capitol gives new rights to artists to control the commercial use of their names, likenesses and images.
Committee Passes Paid Family Leave Bill In Minnesota SenateMany companies already voluntarily offer extended leave to families, but Minnesota would require it for certain businesses.
Reality Check: How Many Jobs Will The Democrats' Public Works Bill Create?Democratic leaders say a $1.5 billion public works bill could generate 40,000 jobs. The man who developed the formula they based that estimate on says otherwise.