Minnesota Leaders May Be Getting Close To A Budget DealTop leaders say they may be getting close to a budget deal that pays for everything from schools to public safety to health care programs. Just days ago they were billions of dollars apart, and philosophically on different political planets.
Minnesota Senate, House Pass Bill Aimed At Drug PricesThe Senate passed it unanimously Thursday, 67-0. The House then passed it 130-2 and sent it to Gov. Tim Walz for his signature.
GOP, DFL Need To Agree On Budget Spending Terms By MondayGov. Tim Walz, Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and Democratic House Speaker Melissa Hortman are all meeting at this hour.
Minnesota GOP, DFL At Odds With Dueling Tax PlansMinnesota's is the only divided legislature in the country, and there's no better example of it than these dueling tax plans.
No Budget Agreement Yet With Weeks Left In Minnesota SessionThe DFL-controlled House just released its budget, asking for $1.2 billion in new spending on education, health care, and social services.
House Democrats Set To Unveil First 10 Bills Of 2019 SessionNew Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman says one bill would let everyone buy into the MinnesotaCare health plan for the working poor.
The 2019 Minnesota Legislature Is Now In SessionThe 2019 Minnesota Legislature got off to a fast start at the State Capitol in St. Paul Tuesday.