As Session Nears, Surplus Promises Big Ideas, ConflictsNearly a month before the Legislature returns with a nice $1.2 billion surplus in hand, lawmakers have already laid out hundreds of millions of dollars in plans to spend it.
Good Question: What Are The Ethics Rules For Minn. Lawmakers?A lawyer who helped write Minnesota's medical marijuana law is going to work for a company that sells it. Jamie Olson is the third public official to join LeafLine Labs. She helped the Minnesota House craft the law that legalized medical cannabis last year.
Mondale Pushes New Approach To Minn. RedistrictingFormer Vice President Walter Mondale and other seasoned politicians are asking Minnesota lawmakers to give up their power to redraw political boundaries and let retired judges do it instead.