Latest Politics

Walz Announces Proposed $2.7 Billion Infrastructure And Bonding BillThe governor is asking for $120 million for bridge repairs, $260 million for infrastructure at state colleges and universities, $450 million for affordable housing, and $940 million for climate change projects.
Minnesota Rep. Pete Stauber Announces Congressional Reelection BidRep. Pete Stauber, the Republican congressman who's been representing Minnesota's Iron Range for the last 4 years, says he's running for reelection.
7 Senators, Including Klobuchar, Travel To UkraineSeven U.S. senators are in Ukraine to meet with that country’s president and other officials.
Interim MPD Chief Amelia Huffman Says Her Focus Will Be On Violent CrimeAfter a turbulent two years, there has been a change at the top at the Minneapolis Police Department.
FEC Tosses Out Campaign Finance Complaint Against Rep. Ilhan OmarThe Federal Election Commission has tossed out a 2019 complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar from a conservative group alleging the Minnesota Democrat illegally spent campaign funds on her now-husband's political consulting firm.
Minnetonka Becomes The Latest Suburb To Institute A Mask MandateAnother Twin Cities suburb has approved a mask mandate as the state struggles with the surge in COVID-19 cases from the Omicron variant.
Wisconsin Gov. Evers' Pitch For Reelection: Democracy Is At RiskWisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with “by gollys” and the occasional PG-rated swear word. To win reelection, the 70-year-old grandfather and former teacher is trying to convince voters that he’s also a valiant defender of democracy and the lone figure ensuring their votes will still matter in 2024 and beyond.
Commission Delays Vote On Controversial Proposal That Would Lessen Penalties For Some Repeat OffendersThe Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission on Thursday delayed a controversial vote that would've shortened sentences for offenders who commit crimes while on probation or parole, after fierce criticism from lawmakers, law enforcement and the public.
Paul Marquart Joins Minnesota House Members Who Won't Seek ReelectionThe number of Minnesota state lawmakers who don't plan to seek reelection continues to grow.