Sens. Amy Klobuchar, Susan Collins Propose Expanded Support For Dementia CaregiversSenators from Maine and Minnesota are working together on a proposal to expand training and support services for families and caregivers of people who have dementia.
Trump Endorses Wisconsin's Ron Johnson, Encourages Him To Run For 3rd TermFormer President Donald Trump offered his “Total Endorsement” of Wisconsin's Republican Sen. Ron Johnson on Thursday, encouraging him to seek a third term as he mulls whether to run again or retire.
Minnesota Lawmakers Call For Updated Sexual Assault LawsA bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers are calling for swift passage of legislation that would update the state's criminal sexual conduct code after a loophole in the law's current language led to the reversal of a rape conviction last month.
Amid Rise In COVID Cases, Gov. Walz Says No Plans For New RestrictionsAs coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise in Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday said he has no plans to reinstate more restrictions on businesses since his recent significant changes, including allowing fans at sports stadiums.
Buffalo Business Owner With Huge 'Trump 2020' Flag Prepared To 'Go To Jail' For Violating City Rules"I am prepared to get the fines, ultimately get cuffed, go to jail, whatever," Jay Johnson said.
Keeping A Fence Around The State Capitol Costs More Than $200,000Maintaining a fence protecting the state capitol building since protests following George Floyd’s death last summer cost taxpayers more than $200,000, state contracts show.
Minnesota Faith Leaders Call On Richest Americans To Pay Their Fair ShareOn Tuesday morning, a group of Minnesota clergy members urged lawmakers to pass what they call a "fair share" budget.
Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers Question School Chief Over COVID AidThe ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and how Wisconsin's schools and the state education department have responded to it dominated the Department of Public Instruction hearing.
House DFL Proposes Fifth Tier Income Tax For High Earners, Some Relief For PPP Loans And Jobless BenefitsThe Minnesota House DFL’s budget includes new income tax bracket for top earners in the state, and some tax relief for small businesses that got Paycheck Protection loans and Minnesotans who received jobless benefits.
Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Victims Of U.S. Capitol AttackGov. Tim Walz has ordered all Minnesota flags at state buildings to fly at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday to honor the victims of Friday's attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Hundreds Gather At Brooklyn Center Police Dept. For 2nd Night Of Daunte Wright ProtestsHundreds of protesters gathered outside of the Brooklyn Center Police Department Monday night, a day after one of the city's officers shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
Daunte Wright Killing: How Does An Officer Confuse Their Taser For A Gun?The body camera video of the Daunte Wright shooting shows the officer firing her gun after yelling Taser three times.
'He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With Hundreds For VigilA replica of the statue that held space at George Floyd Square now sits in Brooklyn Center. It has become a place of mourning for everyone impacted by Daunte Wright’s shooting death on Sunday afternoon during a traffic stop with Brooklyn Center police.
'Holy S**t, I Just Shot Him’: Chief Believes Officer Kim Potter Meant To Use Taser In Fatal Shooting Of Daunte WrightDuring a press conference Monday afternoon, officials in Brooklyn Center released body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?With the latest round of stimulus checks already distributed to most eligible Americans, many wonder if additional aid is forthcoming.
‘We Have No Time To Grieve’: Activists, Community Members Mourn Daunte Wright’s Death—The Latest Police KillingPeople around the metro are holding a vigil and mourning Daunte Wright's death.