Just three weeks after Election Day, its moving day. Democrats are taking over spacious state Capitol offices, and taking on the new Majority.
A panel of administrative law judges has found that 11 Republican state senators and former House Speaker Steve Sviggum broke a state law by distributing taxpayer-paid literature that included a political fundraising link.
The Minnesota Legislature has selected an insurance agency owner to serve on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.
The Republican Senate wants to hold a hearing on the ethics complaint against Senator Geoff Michel as soon as it can.
A University of Minnesota regent has given up his position on the board after its members forced Steve Sviggum to choose between his regent post or his job with the Senate Republican Caucus.
A committee of the University of Minnesota governing board said Friday that Regent Steve Sviggum should resign one of his two positions because of a conflict of interest.
The top lawyer for the University of Minnesota says Regent Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest that can’t be resolved while he works for the Senate Republican Caucus.
Senate Majority Leader David Senjem says he probably will not hold a Rules and Administration Committee hearing about the GOP use of taxpayer money in creating what were perceived as campaign materials.
The chairwoman of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents says she’s seeking two legal opinions on whether regent and former state House speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest with a new Republican staff job at the Capitol.
University of Minnesota Regent Steve Sviggum says he consulted with the board chairwoman and a school lawyer to go over conflict of interest rules before he accepted a high-paid position for Republicans in the Minnesota Senate.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents plans to review whether Regent Steve Sviggum’s new job with the Senate Republican caucus poses a conflict of interest.
The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director.
A special committee of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is set to meet Tuesday in the first of two meetings to determine if former House Speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest in serving as a regent.
A special committee of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is set to meet twice this week to determine if former House Speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest serving at a regent.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents are welcoming three new members and one re-elected incumbent.
Former 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.
The University of Minnesota’s governing board shifted to the right on Monday as the GOP-led Legislature made over the Board of Regents by electing two former lawmakers, both Republicans, and dropping a union official.
A top adviser to Gov. Tim Pawlenty is disputing a lower-ranking official’s testimony that Minnesota will break even if it expands Medicaid health care for the poor.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty has named former House Speaker Steve Sviggum to lead the state budget agency in the final days of his administration.