Klobuchar: Lifting Cuba Embargo Would Help Minnesota BusinessesMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is leading the effort in the Senate to lift the Cuban trade embargo.
Legislature's Last-Minute Rush Falls Short -- A New Normal?There's a new recipe for ending Minnesota's Legislature: Pass a few bills hours before deadline and leave some others unfinished.
If Leaders Agree To His Terms, Gov. Dayton Open To Special SessionGov. Mark Dayton says he's open to calling a special legislative session next month if top lawmakers agree to meet his requirements.
Land O' Lakes Partners With State On Improving Water QualityThe state of Minnesota and Land O'Lakes say they'll work together to improve water quality. Gov. Mark Dayton and Land O'Lakes officials will announce details Wednesday, but the basic outlines call for Land O'Lakes' more than 4,000 member farms to implement better practices on water quality.
World-Renowned State Capitol Artwork Being RestoredA remarkable conservation effort is underway to save the world-famous paintings and murals inside the State Capitol.
Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax BreakMinnesota's largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill.
Political Historian: New Wis. Voting Laws Are DiscriminatoryRecent Wisconsin laws limiting voting hours and requiring people to present photo identification at the polls, taken together, amount to state-sponsored discrimination, a political historian testified Tuesday in federal court.
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.
House Speaker Daudt Pushing For Special Session This WeekRepublican House Speaker Kurt Daudt is pressing for a special session this week to wrap up unfinished work.
Walker Owes Nearly $900K From White House RunWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker still owes nearly $900,000 on his failed presidential campaign, which ended abruptly last fall.
Dayton Still Unsure About Possible Special SessionHours after Minnesota lawmakers adjourned the 2016 legislative session that saw them fail to reach agreement on several key issues, Governor Mark Dayton is as indecisive as the rancorous political climate inside St. Paul's capitol complex when it comes to calling a special session.
Dayton: Lawmakers Inability To Pass Public Works Bill A 'Tragedy'Gov. Mark Dayton is calling it a tragedy that state lawmakers have adjourned without approving a package of public works and transportation projects.