New Gov. Walker Commission Focuses On Gov't EfficiencyA new bipartisan commission created by Gov. Scott Walker to make government more efficient is meeting for the first time. Walker created the commission on government reform, efficiency and performance by executive order earlier this week.
DOJ Presents Findings Of 6-Year Review Of Mpls. PoliceThe Minneapolis Police Department just got the results of a six-year review of conduct of its officers and oversight process. The analysis was requested by Chief Janee Harteau and conducted by the Department of Justice Diagnostic Center.
MN Immigrants Urge Lawmakers to Support Immigration Reform BillMinneapolis resident, Gloria Castillo, 22, says for the last 10 years she’s lived under a constant fear of deportation. Now, she says there’s light at the end of the tunnel with the introduction of a bipartisan immigration reform bill.
Ex-Cons Rally At Capitol For 2nd ChancesEx-offenders, their families and those who want justice reform are planning to rally at the state Capitol to support second chances for people with criminal pasts.
Insurance Industry Pushes Reform of Minnesota's No-Fault SystemLegislation that would reform Minnesota's "no fault" car insurance system is under consideration at the capitol. And the industry thinks the effort has traction this time around.
Gov. Walker Met With Protesters In HudsonGov. Scott Walker ran into protesters at a stop in Hudson Tuesday, while touring the state to say the new law is a "progressive" and "innovative change."
MN's Pawlenty Mounts Challenge To Obama Health LawMinnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is stepping up his attack on President Barack Obama's federal health care law with a court filing challenging its cost to states.