In a sudden shift Friday, the Minnesota Senate revived the possibility of raising the gas tax for roadwork and a metropolitan area sales tax for mass transit projects by making over what had been a stand-pat transportation finance plan.
Minnesotans are known for being active, so it’s no surprise that out of about 27 thousand runners at Monday’s Boston Marathon, 539 of those registered to run are from right here in Minnesota.
Some Minnesota Catholic schools are now urging parents not to support an anti-bullying bill at the State Capitol, concerned over the cost of it, and the bill’s apparent lack of input from private schools.
The most talked about, expensive and historic vote was the one for the marriage amendment, which for the first time in any state did not receive enough votes to pass.
Minnesota Lawmkers Scott Dibble, Betty McCollum and Geoff Michel stopped by WCCO 4 News Sunday Morning to talk with Esme Murphy about various aspects of the state government shutdown, which is in its record 10th day.