Wetlands, Mining On Agenda For 2015 LegislatureOne of the top environmental issues in the legislative session that opens in January could be how best to protect Minnesota's wetlands.
Mining, Wetlands On Agenda For 2015 LegislatureOne of the top environmental issues in the legislative session that opens in January could be how best to protect Minnesota's wetlands. The GOP takeover of the Minnesota House has changed the landscape for the environment and natural resources at the Capitol. Republican leaders have given a strong signal of their priorities by restructuring the committees that will deal with those issues.
Racino Bill Aims To Solve Stadium Funding WoesFunding for the Viking stadium has come up short at the Capitol in the past, but racino supporters say lawmakers can't ignore it any longer.
Reality Check: E-Pull Tab Revenue Projections There's a lot of revisionist history going on at the Capitol about those pulltab revenue projections -- numbers that Gov. Mark Dayton says no one knew were wildly inflated.
Officials, Lawmakers Respond To Pull Tab Remarks Funding has always been a crucial part of the debate for a new Vikings stadium.
Vikings Stadium Bill Can’t Afford Any Misplays This WeekThe Minnesota Vikings are facing a daunting deadline at the state Capitol this week, but they are putting on a blitz to pass the stadium bill.
Minn. GOP Lawmaker Raises Hitler, Castro In EmailThe leader of a Minnesota state employee union is taking a Republican state lawmaker to task for an email to a constituent in which he compares union politics to Fidel Castro and Adolf Hitler.
Attorney: Rep. Hackbath Won't Be Charged With CrimesA Minnesota State Representative who was detained with a gun after parking at a Planned Parenthood clinic will not be charged with any crimes, according to the St. Paul City Attorney Sara Grewing.
Police: 'Inconsistencies' In Rep. Hackbarth's StorySt. Paul police have turned over the case of an armed Minnesota State legislator to the city attorney's office.
Armed MN Lawmaker Detained Near Planned ParenthoodA Minnesota lawmaker is trying to explain why he showed up at a Planned Parenthood with a loaded gun. He says he just happened to pick that parking lot.