Fate Of SWLRT In Question As Republicans Prefer InfrastructureWith only three weeks left to go in the session, Republicans may stop the project in its track.
Mpls. City Council Unanimously Approves $800M Boost For Streets, ParksThe Minneapolis City Council unanimously voted in favor of a capital funding package Friday, providing millions annually for improving the city's streets and parks. City officials say the package will give $33 million each year for up to 20 years to park and street projects.
Broad Cuts To Drug Sentences Put Minn. Legislature On NoticeMinnesota county attorneys and law enforcement officials say they've reached a deal to make broad reductions to prison sentences for drug offenders.
Lawmakers Voting On De-Funding Planned ParenthoodThe Minnesota House is expected to vote Thursday night on a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Now Comes Time For Compromise At Minnesota CapitolMinnesota lawmakers are nearing a critical point as they work out how to handle a $900 million budget surplus.
Dayton Announces State Government Diversity AuditGov. Mark Dayton announced an independent audit to examine diversity in the workplace and identify ways to improve and create more opportunities for people of color in Minnesota.
Minnesota Organization Gets $1.5M Grant To Help Minority BusinessesA federal business agency has awarded a Minnesota organization that helps minority-owned businesses grow with a $1.5 million grant.
Dayton Names Task Force On Mental HealthGov. Mark Dayton named on Wednesday the state's first ever Task Force on Mental Health. The governor says there's an urgent need to close loopholes in the mental health system.
Dayton: Executive Action On Felon Voting Rights Not PossibleGov. Mark Dayton says he explored whether he could restore released felons' voting rights on his own.
Legislature Debates Broadband Internet SpendingNearly a year's worth of legislative wrangling over how much to spend on broadband Internet development started to come together Wednesday.
Mpls. H.S. Students To March In Support Of Voting Rights BillSome Minneapolis high school students are planning walk-outs and marches Wednesday in support of the voting rights bill. The bill, proposed in the state legislature, would restore voting rights to felons after they are released from prison.
4 Things To Know: Prince’s Estate, Fmr. Speaker Hastert Trial, Apple & MoreFrom the potential court fight over Prince's estate to Apple first revenue drop in a decade, here is a look at the top four stories from April 27, 2016.