Ron Erhardt

GOP Takes Control Of Minnesota HouseRepublicans have grabbed control of the Minnesota House and broken up the Democrats' short run of one-party rule at the Capitol. House Speaker Paul Thissen conceded early Wednesday that Democrats had lost control of the chamber.
DFL Leaders Eye Gas Tax Hike, Other Transportation TaxesDemocratic lawmakers who lead House transportation panels are seeking a menu of transportation tax and fee hikes including a five-cent increase in the state gas tax.