Minnesota Lawmakers Strike Deals On Most Parts Of The Budget, But More Policing Changes Still Not SortedSome of the policies not yet resolved that Democrats support are curtailing no-knock warrants, limiting the reasons a police officer can pull a driver over for certain traffic violations and sign-and-release warrants for misdemeanors.
Police Staffing In St. Paul Sparks Debate Among City LeadersSt. Paul city leaders must decide whether to cut police officers positions during a time when shootings in the capitol city are on the rise.
Gov. Walz, Legislative Leaders Miss Deadline For Budget TargetsDemocratic Gov. Tim Walz and top leaders of the Minnesota House and Senate have missed a self-imposed deadline for setting overall budget targets to guide negotiations for ending the legislative session.
'A Plan For The Future': Gov. Walz Unveils Public Works BillGov. Tim Walz unveiled a massive public works bill Tuesday that he says is urgently needed.
Gov. Tim Walz Unveils 'One Minnesota' Budget, Including 20 Cent-Per-Gallon Gas TaxPart of Governor Tim Walz's proposed $49 million budget is to raise the gas tax to pay for roads and bridges.
4 Things To Know: Obama's Final Budget Proposal, Super Bowl Viewership, Johnny Manziel & MoreFrom President Obama's final budget proposal to the dissipation of New Year's resolutions, here's a look at the top four stories from Feb. 9, 2016.
Did House Pass Correct Budget Bill? That's Up For DebateThere is some doubt about whether the Minnesota House voted on the final piece of a state budget or something else in the harried last minutes of the legislative session.
Dayton Proposes More Compensation To Farmers For Wolf LossesNow that wolves are back on the endangered list in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal includes more money to compensate farmers for livestock losses. The governor's budget would provide $125,000 annually for wolf depredation compensation.
Dayton Lifts Education In $42 Billion Budget But Test AwaitsEvery Minnesota public school student would be worth more in the eyes of the state if lawmakers support Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal. Dayton wants to increase the basic per-pupil funding formula for school districts by 1 percent in each of the next two years.
Dayton's Proposal Includes $10 Million To Replace PlanesGov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal includes almost $10 million to replace two planes used for state employee travel.
Gov. Dayton Sheds Light On Education Funding Increases In BudgetMore details are spilling out from Gov. Mark Dayton about his upcoming budget proposal, and this time it's about new money for education programs.
Dayton: Add Minn. Sales Tax To Some Clothes, ServicesGov. Mark Dayton is proposing Minnesotans pay a lower overall sales tax rate but that it should be applied to more goods and services, including clothes over $100.
GOP Rips Dayton Budget As 'Feeble'; Dems DefendMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal is getting a harsh assessment from legislative Republicans who will determine its fate, with the governor's Democratic allies voicing philosophical support.
Dayton: No Gambling In Minnesota Budget ProposalGov. Mark Dayton says he won't include new gambling dollars in the state budget he will present in two weeks.